Dora Elizabeth Ware Obituary, 2013

Dora Ware

Dora Elizabeth Ware, 79, of Martinsburg, WV, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 2, 2013 at her residence.

Born January 30, 1934 in Berkeley County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Hugh S. and Margaret F. Jones Ronk.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and the Martinsburg Moose.

She is survived by three daughters, Nona J. Trenary and husband, Randy of Martinsburg, Roxanne A. Spoon and husband, Jeffrey of Martinsburg, and Faith R. Ruble and husband, Arlie of Bunker Hill; three grandchildren, Bradley Sensel and wife, Angie, Justin Ruble and wife, Danielle, and Nathan Houpt; four great-grandchildren, Ethan Sensel, Braden Sensel, Xavier Houpt, and Ashton Ruble; two brothers Hugo V. Ronk and Vincent Ronk; and five sisters, Bessye Rodgers, Constance Provard, Linda Castle, Barbara Beasley, and Brenda Faith.

She was preceded in death by her former husband, Archelas L. Payne; and three sisters, Marie Jacobs, Ellen Albright, and Margaret Gregory.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood with Rev. James D. Riley officiating.

Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Online condolences may be offered at


Source:  Brown Funeral Home, on-line

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