John L. Ware, age 82 of Conyers, died Monday, November 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Ware, Conyers; daughters and sons-in-law, Gale and M.L. Prince, Eatonton, Jane and Steve Aultman, Conyers; grandchildren, Stephen and Emily Aultman, Atlanta, Wesley and Carmen Aultman, Cumming; great-grandchildren, Alyx, Stone and Cade Aultman; brother and sister-in-law, Gordon and Mary Nelle Steele, Chicago. Mr. Ware was a former member of The Baptist Tabernacle in Atlanta and a current member at First Baptist Church of Conyers where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He also sang with the Atlanta Peachtree Chorus Barber Shop Quartet. John was a lifetime member of the South DeKalb Optimist Club, former Vice-President of Optimist International and former Governor of GA Optimist Club. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Conyers with Rev. Waldo Woodcock officiating; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday, November 28, 2014 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Conyers, “MOVE” Campaign, 2100 Highway 138 NE, Conyers, GA 30013. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 26, 2014