HOLLY SPRINGS — Chester A. Ware, 76, retired furniture company employee and Seale Drug Store employee, died Monday at Holly Springs Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Providence Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Memorial Garden Cemetery. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of Hudsonville (Miss.) CME Church. Mr. Ware, the husband of Oga Crumb Ware, also leaves a stepdaughter, Dorothy Crumb of Holly Springs; two stepsons, Shepard M. Crumb and Joe Crumb, both of Chicago; three sisters, Wilma Blackwell of Racine, Wis., Martha Turner of Redwood City, Calif., and Ida Hodge of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, James Ware of Baltimore and Robert Stephens of Osceola, Ark.; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Source: Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) – Friday, May 20, 1994