Mrs. Christine Johnson Ware, age 81, of Batesville MS, passed away this afternoon, February 4, 2016 at her home. She is the widow of the late Walter Earl Ware.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 08, 2016, at 11:00 AM in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:00 AM until time of service. Interment will immediately follow at Blackjack Presbyterian Cemetery.
Christine was born to Jim Shepard and Lillie Turner Shepard on February 14, 1934, in Water Valley, MS. She was a retired custodian from South Panola School district. In her past time she enjoyed quilting and making blankets.
Those left behind to cherish Ms. Ware’s blessed memory include her son, Henry Johnson, Sr. of Batesville, MS; two sisters Lee Hawkins of Water Valley, MS, Ruby Sullivant of Batesville, MS; four grandchildren Lisa Nolan, Katie Ford, Henry Johnson, Jr., Danny Johnson; six great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Christine was preceded in death by one daughter Martha Johnson Hernandez; one sister Cliffie Mae Bright; one brother Carl Griffis.
Source: Wells Funeral Home, 340 MS Highway 35 North, Batesville, Mississippi 38606, on-line