Christopher Vincent “Chris” Ware, age 25, resident of Gulfport, died, Wednesday, October 17, 2007, in Gulfport. Mr. Ware was a resident of the coast most of his life. He worked in construction and was member of 1st Baptist Church of Long Beach. He enjoyed golf and fishing. Mr. Ware was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jefferson Walter Martin; grandmother, Rose Ware and step-brother, Jefferson Walter Martin. He is survived by his wife, Ashley Suzanne Ware; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Michael W. (Tami) Martin of Long Beach, and Mr. & Mrs. Victor Vincent (JoAnne) Ware of Tunica, MS; 7 month old son, Elijah Christopher Ware; step daughter, Isabella Oney-Lusk; two siblings, Matthew Martin and wife Melissa, of Kiln and Amanda Carter and husband Keith of D’Iberville; grandparents, Mary Evelyn Burrus-Cantrel, Franklin R. Burrus and wife Gina and Billy Ware; Mother and father in law, Debra & Ken Ritchey of Ocean Springs and grandmother in law, Delores Murray of West Virginia. Visitation will be Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 11280 Three Rivers Road, Gulfport. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Evergreen Gardens. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Long Beach, Church Rising Youth Fund, 20144 Pineville Road, Long Beach, MS 39560. An online guestbook may be signed at www.riemannfamily.com.
Source: Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS) – Thursday, October 18, 2007