Ethel (Cumberlander) Ware, age 80, was born October 18, 1933 in Urbancrest, OH. She entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 3, 2014. Member of St. John A.M.E. Church. Preceded in death by parents Elige (Kaynell) and Nina Cumberlander, brothers Elige, Jr., Jack and Alonzo Cumberlander. Survived by loving and devoted husband of 63 years, George Ware, Jr.; sons, George III (Annette), Gregory, and Gary Ware; daughter, Nila (Larry) McCarty; brothers, Jettie, Dexter, Lester, and Sylvester Cumberlander; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many, many friends. Celebration of Life Service, 12Noon Friday, January 10, 2014, St. John A.M.E. Church, 7700 Crosswoods Dr., Columbus, OH 43235. Pastor Jermaine D. Covington, Officiating. Family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment, Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg, OH. Professional services entrusted to the WAYNE T. LEE FUNERAL SERVICE, 1370 E. Main St., Columbus, OH 43205, (614) 253-7944. Special thanks to Carrie Perdue Hamilton, LaNita Aires, Sally Buxton, Joyce Lawler, and Pastor Jermaine D. Covington.
Source: Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) – Thursday, January 9, 2014