JOHNNIE H. WARE ”CHIEF” Age 79 of Gary, passed away Friday, June 18, 2004. Gary resident 60 years, formerly of Whitman, WV. Retired from Lehigh Cement Co. with 32 years service. A high school graduate from the State of West Virginia. Preceded in death by father, Grant Ware & mother, Mary Cole. Survivors: loving wife, Beatrice Ware; sister-in-law, Lessie Nance of Osceola, AR; host of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Funeral services Thursday, June 24, 2004, 2 p.m. at Smith Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home, Your Golden Rule Funeral Home” 4209 Grant. Rev. Dr. Thomas C. McKinley officiating. Visitation same day as funeral beginning at 8 a.m. until time of services. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Source: Post-Tribune (IN) – Wednesday, June 23, 2004