She was a former longtime resident of Greenville, Miss., and a resident of Williamsburg Retirement Center for six years. A native of Lake, Miss., she died Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at age 97. Preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Prentiss Hodges; son, James Prentiss Hodges; brother, Billy Ware; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Oscar Ware; son-in-law, Neal Weller; and twin grandsons, Edward and James Weller. Survived by her daughter, Martha Weller; brother, Gilbert Ware; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation in the Aldrich Chapel at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. until memorial service at 11 a.m. Graveside service Monday, Dec. 21, at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.
Source: Advocate, The (Baton Rouge, LA) – Wednesday, December 16, 2009