Floyd Ware Obituary, 2002

SHAW – Funeral services for Floyd Ware, 77, of Shaw will be Saturday at noon at Mt. Zion MB Church, Choctaw. He died March 22, 2002, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial will be in Mt. Zion MB Church Cemetery under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland.

Mr. Ware was a retired farmer and contractor. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Vivian Ware, and one son, Floyd Ware Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Ware of Shaw; six daughters, Dorothy (Joe Willie) Shelton of Chicago, Freddie Ware, Flora (Reginald) Lewis and Contessia Jenkins, all of Portland, Ore., and Earnestine Rucker and Alexis Ware, both of Shaw; four sons, Jimmy (Mildred B.) Ware of Boyle and Carl (Doretha) Ware, Percy Ware, Larry Ware and Joseph (Jackie) Ware, all of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Annie Silas of Shaw and Elnora Fly of Chicago; one brother, Lee Lenathaniel Ware of Shaw; 32 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Dillon Funeral Home, Leland.

The Rev. W.E. Tinson will officiate.

Source:  Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, MS) – Thursday, March 28, 2002

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