George Ware, a retired construction worker with T.L. James & Co., died Sept. 27 of heart and kidney failure at Lakeland Medical Center. He was 83. Mr. Ware was born in Greenwood, Miss., and lived in New Orleans for many years. He was a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ella Cummings Ware, and two brothers, Leroy and Jimmy Ware. A wake and funeral will be held today at 8 p.m. at Mount Everest Baptist Church, 2837 First St. Dismissal will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park. D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Source: Times-Picayune, The (New Orleans, LA) — Friday, October 4, 1996