TUNICA – Juanita Belton Ware, 44, blackjack dealer, died Sunday after an auto accident on Highway 61 in Tunica. Services will be at noon Sunday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Dundee with burial in the church cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Ware, the wife of Jerry D. Ware, also leaves a daughter, Juanita Wright of Columbia, S.C.; five sons, Calvin Belton of Pensacola, Fla., Issac Belton of Asheville, N.C., and Joseph Jefferies, Jared Jefferies and John Jefferies, all of Tunica; her mother, Emma Willis of Dundee; four sisters, Inesa Winton of Chicago, Bertha Hudson and Beatrice Patterson, both of Tunica, and Lee Steele of Memphis; five brothers, Eddie Shields of Lula, Willie Shields of Tunica, Percy Willis of Virginia Beach, and Larry Willis and Jerry Willis, both of Chicago, and 10 grandchildren.
Source: Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Saturday, January 20, 1996