Dorothy Irene Howard Ware Obituary, 2004

RINGGOLD – Dorothy Irene Howard Ware, 81, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at a local hospital.

A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Ware; and parents, Ed and Rose Quinn Howard.

She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Jo Ware of Ringgold, and Linda and Gary Osborn of Chatsworth, Ga.; four sisters, Margaret Cooper of Ringgold, Georgia Mae Clark of Ringgold, Ethel Rule of Harrison and Martha Nell Boyer of Cleveland, Tenn.; four brothers, Buster Howard, John Howard, Roy Howard and Jim Howard, all of Ringgold; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Vernon Cemetery with the Rev. Junior Bryson officiating.

The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today, all day Tuesday and 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold. 24-hour obituary line, 861-1060.

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Source:  Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) – Monday, December 27, 2004

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