Ware was born in Kilmichael on September 8, 1918, to the late Esley Edward and Sollie Annie Neely Brooks. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church near Poplar Creek.
Ware is survived by her son, Jerry Wayne Ware and his wife, Bet, of Winona; three grandchildren, Timmy and Tommy Ware and Brigette McAlister; and many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Luther Ware; daughter, Annie Jean Ware; son, Homer Hugo Ware; a grandson, Michael “Mike” Ware; and several brothers and sisters.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 16, at Poplar Creek Nations Cemetery near Poplar Creek, with Rev. Ben Hill officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church.
An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.