Doyle Edward Ware Obituary, 2014

Doyle Edward Ware
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Doyle Edward Ware, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. He was born November 17, 1936 in Webster County, West Virginia to Minnie and James Ware. Doyle graduated from Webster Springs High School in 1954 and served in the United States Air Force in Amarillo, Texas, England, Goose Bay, Labrador and at Lockbourne AFB in Columbus, Ohio until 1963. On June 11, 1961 he married Gretta Jean Moore. He lived in Columbus, Ohio and worked for Western Electric, ATT and Lucent Technologies as a tool and die maker. Doyle retired in 1997 to enjoy family and friends and to golf. In 2010 Doyle and Gretta moved to Tucson, Arizona. Doyle will forever be remembered for his volunteerism with youth, love of dogs and classical music, uncanny ability to sing every verse of an endless list of songs, beautiful stained glass art and quilts, sense of humor and quick wit, story-telling and his enduring, steadfast love of his family. Survivors include wife, Gretta Ware, Tucson, Arizona; daughter, Lynne Ware (Paul Robinson), West Yorkshire, England; daughter, Lisa (Pi) Polletta (Michael), Tucson, Arizona; grandson, Jennings Michael Polletta; mother-in-law, Florence Moore, Baltimore, Ohio; brother-in-law, Gregory Moore (Cindy), Grandview, Ohio; sister-in-law, Emily Eubank; wonderful nieces and nephews, good friends and his cherished dog, Charlie. Doyle was preceded in death by mother Minnie Duffy, father James Ware, step father John Duffy, brother Jennings Ware, father-in-law Ray Moore, half-brothers and sisters, step brother, brothers and sisters-in-law and beloved extended family members. Service will be held Saturday, December 6 at DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 550 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, Ohio 43147. Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. with a memorial service following. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, 3450 N. Kelvin Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85716 (online at or the Southern AZ VA Health Care System Voluntary Dept. (135), 3601 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85723 (online at We are grateful for the gift of his presence in our lives. He is much loved and will be forever missed.

Source:  Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) – Friday, November 28, 2014  

Sam J. Ware Obituary, 2017


Sam J. Ware, age 68, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at St. Ann Hospital. Owner of Millbrook Nursery School and Kindergarten for over 39 years. His philosophy was “caring for and educating all children with no bias of race or religion.” Sam loved God first and his family and his country. Preceded in death by parents John L. and Antoinette Ware. Survived by best friend and loving wife of 43 years, Barbara (Hollbrooks); children, Tony Toy, Robert Ware, Marietta Toy, Antoinette Ware (Larry) Bell, Samantha Ware; grandchildren, James Toy, Christopher Toy, Alexis Ware, Patrick Ware and Barbara Bell. Family will receive friends Friday 4-7 p.m. at the MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI Funeral Home, 1068 S. High St. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mathias Church, 1582 Ferris Rd. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery. To view and sign the on-line register, visit “Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.”
Source:  Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) – Thursday, January 26, 2017  

Celia Ellen Elizabeth Ware Obituary, 1995

Celia Ellen Elizabeth Ware, age 75, passed Tuesday June 13, 1995 at her residence. Retired employee of Community Mutual where she worked for 17 years. Member of Centenary United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband Umphire Ware. Survived by daughters, Sharon Louise Ware and Deborah Ware Blackwell; son-in-law, John B. Blackwell Jr.; brothers, Charles (Hortense) Moss and Albert (Bessie) Moss; grandchildren, Jennifer Ellen, John III and Jordan Elizabeth Blackwell; nieces, Marlene Boffman and Marsha (David) Gordon; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Saturday 10:30 a.m., chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. Pastor Carolyn Townsend officiating. Friends may call Saturday after 9 a.m. at the mortuary where the family will receive friends 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. WILCOX

Source:  Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) — Friday, June 16, 1995  

Clyde Burton Ware Obituary, 2001

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  

Michael Ware

Ware, Michael

Michael Ware was born and raised in Sunbury, PA, and attended school in nearby Lancaster. He received his BS in Art Education from Millersville State University. Michael came to Kentucky to attend Morehead State University and received a Masters in Studio Arts in 1974. Upon graduating, he accepted a teaching opportunity at the Hindman Settlement School in Eastern Kentucky, where he oversaw the operation of the clay studio at the school. In addition, Michael taught art to levels K-12 in both Knott and Letcher counties from 1975-1991. After a year off from public school teaching, he joined the faculty at nearby Alice Lloyd College in 1992, where he now teaches art for the school’s education majors as well as classes in the humanities.

Michael creates his pottery on a potter’s wheel from stoneware clays. He often decorates his forms with images such as dogwood flowers, influenced by the woods near his home.

 Mike Ware’s pottery can be found at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Berea, KY.

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Michael Ware Obituary, 2000

Michael Ware enjoyed his family, his job and fishing. A daughter, Donna Crail of Florence, Ky., said Mr. Ware had an excellent sense of humor that spread through the rest of his family. “He enjoyed life like no one else I knew,’ she said. “He was very involved with his kids and grandkids.” Mr. Ware, 53, of Southgate, Ky., died at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday at his home after a long illness. He was a meat salesman with HMI Distributors of Cincinnati and was a member of Campbell County Bob White Club and Kentucky River Bass Masters. He enjoyed fishing tournaments, his daughter said.

Mr. Ware also coached his grandson’s Knothole baseball team to a championship in 1996, Mrs. Crail said.

Mr. Ware is also survived by his wife, Barbara Sue Wolfe Ware; daughters, Christine A. Ware and Jennifer L. Ware, both of Newport; sons, Michael P. Ware of Florence, Ky., Jeffrey P. Ware of Southgate, Ky., and Brian J. Ware of St. Louis; his mother, Miriam Ware of Southgate; sisters, Fran Angel of Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Tessie Lueke of Fort Wright, Ky.; brothers, Steve Ware of Villa Hills, Ky., Tom Ware of Alexandria, Ky., and Ron Ware of Bellbrook, Ohio; and eight grandchildren.

Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Therese Church, Southgate. Visitation: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas, Ky., with prayers following. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Source:  Cincinnati Post, The (OH) – Wednesday, March 22, 2000  

Doris S. Ware Obituary, 2012

Doris S. Ware, 84. Sunrise March 2, 1928 and Sunrise May 14, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents Pearl Wilmont Morgan and Albert Morgan, Sr. Left to cherish her memory, sons, Herbert (Gale) Ware and Philip Ware; daughters, Patti Hobson and Barbara Ware; brother, Albert Morgan, Jr.; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. Visitation 3 p.m. and Funeral 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, CHAPEL OF PEACE, 2500 Cleveland Ave. To order flowers and offer condolences to the WARE Family, visit

Source:  Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) — Thursday, May 17, 2012  

Margaret E. Ware Obituary, 2004

WARE Margaret E. Ware, age 89, of Columbus, died June 21, 2004 at Scioto Community. Retired from Atlas Linen & Industrial Supply. Preceded in death by husband Roy F. Ware Sr., 2 brothers and 4 sisters. Survived by sons, Roy (Evelyn) Ware Jr. of Thornville, Oh. and Kenneth Ware; daughter, Rita (John) Knore, all of Columbus; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at GRAUMLICH & SON FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Friday 10 a.m. Rev. Paul Barnes officiating. Interment Obetz Cemetery.

Source:  Columbus Dispatch, The (OH) — Wednesday, June 23, 2004  

Margaret Bumpers Ware Kahliff Obituary, 2004

Margaret Bumpers Ware Kahliff, 88, of Rocky River, Ohio, formerly of Charleston, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, in a Cleveland hospital. Born in the Oak Grove community, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Lattie Bumpers. In 1947, she and her then husband, Earl E. Ware, moved to Elyria and started the first Dr. Pepper franchise north of the Mason-Dixon Line. She founded Ware Vending Co. in 1950 and later was one of the founders of Servomation, Inc. In 1970, she retired from Servomation and became CEO of Majestic Molding Co. in Elyria following the death of her husband, William T. Kahliff, whom she had married in 1959. She was appointed by President Gerald Ford in 1976 to serve on the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States in Washington, D.C., retiring in 1982 after being re-appointed by Presidents Carter and Reagan. She was the sister of Senator Dale Bumpers of Washington, D.C. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elyria, with burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery.

Ridgelawn Cemetery
Lorain County
Ohio, USA


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Lorene H. Ware Obituary, 1998

Services will be at 10 a.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Glenn Boatner and the Rev. Glenn Ellis officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Source:  Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) – Tuesday, January 6, 1998