The Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Ga., announces the death of Clyde Burton Ware, 83, of Mineral Bluff, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
Born in Fannin County, he was the son of the late Thomas Jehau Ware and Ida Cole Ware. He was retired from R.C.A. Rubber as a painter, and had served as jailer for the City of Blue Ridge. He was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, and member of Mineral Bluff Lodge, and was a past president of the United Rubber Workers Local 8 in Akron. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Mitchell Ware of the home; sons, Leonard Ware and Glenn Ware, both of Akron, Carl Ware of Riverdale, Ga., Cleaston Ware and Tommy Ware, both of Mineral Bluff, Chuck Ware of Canton, and Rick Ware of Mineral Bluff; daughter, Brenda Scearce of Mineral Bluff; sisters, Myrtle Thomas of Mineral Bluff, Lelia Farmer of Blue Ridge, and Patricia Gray of Akron; 21 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 2 p.m., at the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel, with Rev. Bob Waters and Rev. Robert Flowers officiating. Interment will follow at Copper Ridge Memory Garden, with military honors by North Georgia Honor Guard and Masonic rites by Mineral Bluff Lodge. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge in charge of arrangements.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal (OH) – Tuesday, September 11, 2001