Juanita Rogers Ware Obituary, 2010

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Juanita Rodgers Ware CHARLESTON – Juanita Rodgers Ware, age 89, died January 6, 2010 at Charleston, SC. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Sunday, January 10, 2010, at Christ’s Sanctified Holy Church in Perry, GA, with burial in the Church Cemetery. The Reverend Steve Gray and The Reverend Phillip Murphy will officiate. The family will visit with friends from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm. on Saturday, January 9, 2010, at Christ’s Sanctified Holy Church in Perry, GA. Mrs. Juanita Rodgers Ware was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, February 12, 1920, to the late Willie Edgar Rodgers, Sr. and the late Emma Lewis Rodgers. She was also predeceased by her husband, Herston Leon Ware, Sr., and a daughter Rosalind Jeanette Ware. She was the wife of Herston Leon Ware, Sr. for 68 years. She lived in Birmingham, Alabama for 21 years, also 25 years in Norfolk, VA, and 26 years in Charleston, SC, and 14 years in Perry, GA. She has resided the past two and a half years in Charleston, SC. She graduated from Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama and also The Alabama College of Cosmetology. She was a lifetime member of CSHC and held various offices in “The Ladies Prayer Circle” of CSHC in Norfolk, VA, and Charleston, SC. Most of all, she was truly a homemaker and wonderful seamstress. In earlier years, their church made her and her husband Co-Chaplains; she and her husband loved to visit and cheer the sick, bereaved or lonely. Mrs. Ware’s ministry was sending cards to anyone who needed cheering. Survivors include one son, Herston L. Ware, Jr. and wife, Joan, of Virginia Beach, VA; one daughter, Emily Martin, and husband, Curtis Martin, of Mt. Pleasant, SC; sisters, Bernice Rodgers Prince, of Atlanta, GA, and Hilda Merritt of Augusta, GA; five grandchildren, Robert Leon Ware, and wife, Josie, David Michael Ware and wife, Susie, Jeffrey Allen Ware and wife, Kathy, all of Virginia Beach, VA, Cheryl Mahaffey and husband, Mike Mahaffey, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, and Marty Chandler and wife, Darleen, of N. Charleston, SC. She was also survived by 12 great-grandchildren: David Andrew Ware, Ryan Ware, Michael Ware, Collin Ware, Christian Ware, Emma Ware, Chandler Mahaffey, Trace Chandler, Joshua Ware, Matthew Ware, Tyler Ware, and Taylor Grace Mahaffey. Donations may be made to Christ’s Sanctified Holy Church (Cemetery Fund), P.O. Box 80487, Charleston, SC 29416-0487. Watson-Hunt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our guestbook at www.postandcourier.com/deaths

Source: Post and Courier, The (Charleston, SC) – Friday, January 8, 2010

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