She was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was a member of Simpson Memorial Methodist Church, where she had served as the church organist. Mrs. Ware was the first organist at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home in 1958. She had worked for the Teamsters local as an office clerk and retired from Kmart of Fort Oglethorpe after several years of service.
Mrs. Ware was preceded in death by her children, Sonny Ware and Carolyn Keesey.
Survivors are grandsons, Marty Keesey, Rossville, and Kevin Ware, Kennesaw, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Sissy Ware, Rossville, and friend, Bob Morris, Rossville; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. David Harr and the Rev. Kenneth Conner officiating.
Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.
Condolences may be sent at www.heritagefh.com.
The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.