Joseph Edwin Ware Obituary, 1998

Joseph Edwin “Jody” Ware, 78, died Feb. 2, 1998, in Mary Black Memorial Hospital.

A native of Cherokee Springs, he was the son of the late Lawrence C. and Annie Warren Ware. He was a member of Cherokee Springs Baptist Church. He was formerly employed with Draper Corp. and with Ralph Thompson Peach Farms.

Survivors include a brother, William J. “Bill” Ware of Cherokee Springs; and three sisters, Vivian Ware Williams of Shelby, N.C., Nell Ware Tomko and Annie Lou Ware of Cherokee Springs.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. today in Cherokee Springs Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Bill Lark and J. Edward Buillington. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, 29302 or Cherokee Springs Baptist Church, 2699 Chesnee Highway, Spartanburg, 29307.

Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.


Source:  Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, SC) – Wednesday, February 4, 1998

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