Angela Joyce Ware Obituary, 1998

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Angela Joyce Ware of Charleston, Tenn., died Thursday, April 16, 1998, at the residence as a result of a weather-related accident.

She was 37. She was a Hiwassee Mental Health Center case worker and a Phillipi Baptist Church member.

Survivors include her husband, Jay Ware; parents, William and Ruby Ledford, Cleveland; and a brother, Scott Ledford, Cleveland.

Graveside services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Sammy Hooker officiating.

The family will receive friends today from 6-9 p.m. at Fike Funeral Home.

Source:  Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) — Saturday, April 18, 1998

Susan Ware Canoy Obituary, 1995

GREENVILLE – Susan Ware Canoy, 25, medical technician at Delta Regional Medical Center, died Sunday after an apparent heart attack. Her unborn daughter, Peyton Lee Canoy, also died. Mass will be said at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Greenville, where Mrs. Canoy was a communicant, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Boone-Wells Funeral Home of Greenville has charge. She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Greenville and earned a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, La. Mrs. Canoy, the wife of Virgil Douglas Canoy, also leaves her parents, Ted O. and Mary Joe Kowalczuk Ware of Lake Village, Ark.; two sisters, Dorothy W. Sykes of Indianola and Virginia Ware of Lake Village; a brother, Joseph Ware of Benoit, and her grandparents, Joseph and Mary Kowalczuk of St. Francisville, La. Her infant daughter Peyton leaves her grandparents, Virgil D. and Barbara Ann Canoy of Noel, Mo., and her great-grandparents, W. C. and Bertha Canoy of Greenville, Billie Fay Jones of Batesville and James A. Sullivan of Kansas City, Mo.



Source:  Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Tuesday, March 7, 1995

James Ware Obituary, 1998

TUNICA – James ‘Kang’ Ware, 44, truck driver, died of liver disease Dec. 12 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at noon Sunday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Robinsonville with burial in Mullins Cemetery there. Henderson Funeral Home in Tunica has charge. Mr. Ware, the husband of Pinkie Ware, also leaves a daughter, Niketa Ware of Tunica; two sons, Roderick C. Jackson of Detroit and Orlando Drummond of Chicago; his mother, Lottie Ware, and four sisters, Lula Ware, Ella Ware, Rosie Williams and Claudine Taylor, all of Tunica; seven brothers, R. D. Ware of Detroit, Larry Hargrow of Memphis, Jerry Ware and Henry Hargrow, both of Tunica, and Willie B. Hargrow, Tommy Hargrow and Jessie Hargrow, all of Chicago, and a grandchild.
Source:   Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) – Saturday, December 19, 1998

Willie Ware Obituary, 2000

COVINGTON – Willie Ware, 45, construction worker, died of heart failure Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale in Ripley. Services will be Friday at Mason Funeral Home with burial in St. Matthews Cemetery. He leaves his parents, Benny Theus and Clara Scott of Chicago; a sister, Clarice Orange, and his grandmother, Frances Ware of Covington.
Source:  Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Tuesday, June 6, 2000

Jane Currier Ware Obituary, 2000

WARE, JANE CURRIER – age 87, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday evening at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was a member of Fountain City United Methodist Church for the past 10 years, before that she belonged to Church Street United Methodist Church and was very active in both churches. Retired from TVA Division of Law. Preceded in death by her husband, Albert S. Ware. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Tweed Courtney and Daniel Mailman; grandchildren, Lucy Elizabeth and Jonathan Tucker Courtney, all of Houston, Texas. Memorial Service 10 a.m. Friday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Dr. P. L. Rowlett and Rev. Cabel Trent officiating. Private interment will follow. Family has requested no flowers and that memorials should be made to either Fountain City United Methodist Church or Church Street United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends immediately following the service. Arrangements by Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
Source:  Knoxville News-Sentinel, The (TN) — Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Bernice Ware Obituary, 2000

Bernice Ware, 72, a resident of Cleveland passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, in a local hospital.

She was retired from Duracell Battery Co. and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andy Ware and Irene Ware; two brothers: Herman Ware and Gene Ware; and four sisters: Betty Ware, Mae Ware, Aileen Ray and JoAnn Higdon.

Bernice will be remembered by her love and generosity to her friends and family.

Survivors include one brother, Jack Ware; one sister, Joyce Higdon, both of Cleveland; her faithful companion, “Delores”; 14 nieces and nephews; 22 great-nieces and great-nephews; and three great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Grissom Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Griffith officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Bob Higdon, Tom Elliot, Bobby Tippens, Nolan Tippens, Jonathan Higdon, Kyle Tippens, Joe Elliot and Sam Elliot serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

For more information call the funeral home at 476-8575.

Source:  Cleveland Daily Banner (TN) – Tuesday, December 5, 2000

Charlie Ware Obituary, 2001

Charlie Ware of Chattanooga died Saturday, May 19, 2001, in a local health care facility.

He was retired from U.S. Pipe and a member of Galilee Baptist Church.

Survivors include his devoted wife Bertha Ware; son, Manuel Lewis; daughter, Vanessa Lewis, all of Chattanooga; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five brothers, four sisters; devoted daughter-in-law, Connie Lewis; a host of nieces, nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery with pastor E. R. Jacks officiating.

Visitation today from 7-8 p.m. in the chapel.

Arrangements by Taylor Funeral Home.

Source:  Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN) — Tuesday, May 22, 2001

Fred Ware Obituary, 2001

Fred Ware, 69, of Georgetown died Thursday afternoon, Aug. 30, 2001, at the family residence.

He was retired from Shaw Industries in Decatur and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Ware, and mother, Ida Beaty Ware.

Survivors include his wife, Sarameida Jean Ware; two sons: Ronnie Ware and Joe Ware, both of Birchwood; stepson, Jeff Howard of Georgetown; two stepdaughters: Beverly Rayburn of Cleveland and Gloria Zook of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren; and two sisters: Mildred Waters and Ruth Hall, both of Cincinnati, Ohio.

The funeral was held Saturday at the North Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Ken Purdie officiating. Interment was in McInturf Cemetery with Lyle Sawyer, Hugh Broglin, Wayne Ware, Donnie Ware, Dewayne Ware and Chris Spencer serving as pallbearers.

Source:  Cleveland Daily Banner (TN) – Saturday, September 1, 2001

Ruby Mae Ware Obituary, 2001

RUBY MAE WARE, 79, of Memphis, homemaker, died Saturday at Saint Francis Hospital. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Park. Canale Funeral Directors has charge. She leaves a son, John W. Ware of Germantown; two sisters, Leta Hargraves and Corena Graef, both of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, Roy Hopwood of Los Alamos, N.M., and Bill Hopwood of Silver City, N.M., and two grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Source:  Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Tuesday, December 18, 2001

Terrence A. Ware Obituary, 2001

TERRENCE A. ‘MUDDY’ WARE, 25, of 731 Polk, died Monday at Methodist Healthcare-Central. M. J. Edwards & Sons Funeral Home has charge. He leaves his mother, Jeanette Johnson; his father, J. B. Ware; a sister, Robin Curtis; a brother, Robert Watson, and his grandmother, Beulah Yarbrough, all of Memphis.
Source:  Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Tuesday, December 25, 2001