Harold L. Ware Obituary, 2016


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Harold L. Ware 84 of Sidell, passed away at 7:20pm Saturday December 17. 2016 at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana. He was born May 24. 1932 in Collinsville. OK to Forrest & Grace Thomen Ware. Harold married Linda Bryant December 25. 1955 in Sidell.IL, Linda survives as well 1 son Darin (Lori) Ware of Oakwood.IL 2 dau: Debra Weaver of Catlin,IL Donna (Vic) Smith of Sidell.IL 1 sister Aileene Swinford of Orange Park. Fla. 7 grandchildren: Keri (Brandon) Fessant,Kathleen (Willie) Orcutt, Kaylea(Jason Arnett) Weaver, Meghan Smith, Ashley (Lance) Higgerson, Elizabeth Smith, Erin Ware, 3 step-grandchildren, Chris Wade, Hunter Hansbraugh, Cody Hansbraugh. 3 great-grandchildren Leland Shields, Dailynne Orcutt, Lyla Orcutt, as well as several nieces & nephews. Harold was preceded in death by, 1 son Eric Ware, 1 brother, Darrell Ware 2 sisters, Marion Wright, June Ahern.

He served in the US Army, and had been employed at the General Motors Tilton foundry for 32 years. He was a member of the Sidell Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, was a former member of the Sidell Town Board, member of Union Local 575, served on the both the ambulance & fire board of Sidell. As well as Civil Defense. He was presently Commander of Sidell Post 530 of the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, raising exotic birds, deer hunting.

Private family services will be held at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Craig Roller will officiate. Memorials in Harold’s memory to Hoopeston Area Animal Shelter or Sidell Baptist Church in care of Robison Chapel P.O.Box 79 Catlin . IL 61817 on-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com


Source:  www.robisonchapel.com, on-line


Sieglinde M. Ware Obituary, 2017

Sieglinde M. Ware Obituary
 Sieglinde M. Ware 1942 – 2017 Springfield, IL— Sieglinde M. Ware, 75, of Springfield, passed away at her home, at 8:56 am Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 with her husband by her side. She was born June 10, 1942 in Hallstadt, Germany the daughter of Joseph and Barbara (Felser) Kistner. She married George H. Ware August 27, 1962 and he survives. She is also survived by her sister, Hanelore Cegla of Germany, and two grandchildren: Victoria and James Ware both of Tennessee. Her parents, two sons; Ivan and Harold Ware as well as her brother, Josef Kistner preceded her in death. Sieglinde worked at Mel-O-Cream Doughnuts for 25 years, and then retired from Springfield School District 186 where she worked in the cafeteria at Harvard Park School. After retirement, her love for the students led her to become a “grandparent” at the school assisting children with their studies. She was an active member and volunteer at Lakeside Christian Church. Sieglinde had several hobbies: cross stitch, bowling, flower arranging, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan. She enjoyed watching The Price is Right. She found great joy in “Day Trips” she and George would take to various places. Cremation Rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory prior to services. Visitation: There will be a memorial visitation at Lakeside Christian Church 225 Toronto Rd. Springfield, from 4-7 pm Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Memorial Service: A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at Lakeside Christian Church with Pastor’s Jon Morressette and Jay Brooks officiating. Inurnment will immediately follow in Camp Butler National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Memorial Home Hospice 701 N. First St. Springfield, IL 62702. Bisch and Son Funeral Home is serving the Ware family. Online condolences may be left at www.bischfuneralhome.com 544-5424
Source:  State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) – Sunday, September 17, 2017

Nancy Ware Sammann Obituary, 2017

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Nancy (Ware) Sammann 1942 – 2017 Springfield, IL—Nancy (Ware) Sammann, 74, of Springfield, passed away at 11:27 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Nancy was born on December 21, 1942 in Springfield, the daughter of Ivan and Myrtle Painter Ware. She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Kenneth Gooch; five sisters, Barbara Parton, Vicki Mansfield, Frances Brinkley, Betty Moore, and Ruth Mattingly; and two brothers, Herschel Ware and Ivan Ware, Jr. She is survived by five siblings, Shirley Swain of Auburn, George (wife, Sigi) Ware, Catherine Fisher, Ed Ware and Michael Ware, all of Springfield. Visitation and Funeral Ceremony: Family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. A Funeral Ceremony will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paula Brayden officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 25 Club Area, Springfield, IL 62712 or the Fraternal Order of Police, Illinois State Lodge, 4341 Acer Grove, Suite B, Springfield, IL 62711. Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.

Betty Lee Gillis Ware Obituary, 2016

Betty Lee (Gills) Ware, 74, of Asheboro, N.C., formerly of Webster Springs, passed away December 9, 2016. Service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 14, at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.


Source:  Charleston Gazette-Mail (WV) – Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Melba Ware Obituary, 2018

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Age 83 of Mount Gilead, formerly of Fall Run passed early Thursday, February 08, 2018 at home.
She was born on November 30, 1934 to the late Maxwell and Bessie (Modessit) Williston.

Jane was a very loving and caring mother and wife. She was an avid gardener, who enjoyed reading a good book.

On April 21, 1956 Jane married Elbern Ware in West Virginia. Elbern preceded Jane in death.

Jane is survived by two children; Kathy Bowman of Mount Gilead and Andy (Soni) Ware of Mount Gilead; and two grandchildren Nicholas and Ashley Ware.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jane was preceded in death by two children; Terry Lee Ware and Doreen Gail Ware; and one brother; Arthur Lee Williston.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a donation Hospice of Morrow County; 228 South St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 5-8 PM.

Funeral services will be held in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2 PM with Pastor Earl Cayton officiating.

Interment will follow in the Greenhill Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her loving family.

The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home in Flatwoods, WV will be honored to the handle the arrangements of Mrs. Melba “Jane” Ware.


Source:  Gilmer Free Press, on-line

Sally J. Ware Obituary, 2016

Sally J. Ware, 97, of Charleston, formerly of Parkersburg, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016, in Charleston.

She was born in Parkersburg to the late Richard Lawrence and Rita Louise Taylor Woodyard.

Sally was a graduate of Parkersburg High School and a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Charleston. She severed in several garden clubs.

Sally loved to grow her vegetables in her garden, and she was particularly proud of her tomatoes. She enjoyed sharing her vegetables with her neighbors. Weather permitting, she was always working in her flowers. Her neighbors always enjoyed watching her tend to her flowers, which was a beautiful showcase of color in the neighborhood. Sally was an accomplished flower arranger, and won many blue ribbons for her talent.

Sally was also a detailed artist and she enjoyed painting birds and flowers. She traveled extensively with her late husband, and literally saw the world. She always enjoyed reading a good book and watching Fox News.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death her by husband, Eugene Kirk Ware; her siblings, Richard Lawrence Woodyard, II, and Mary Louise Pflug.

She is survived by her son, Eugene Kirk Ware, II, of Charleston; daughter, Sally Kay Lucas, and son-in-law, Kenneth R. Lucas, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; sister, Judith Ann Leep of Parkersburg; brother, Gordon Lee Woodyard of Parkersburg; granddaughter, Lee Anne Ford of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and great -grandson, Alexander Cawood Ford of Tuscaloosa.

The family deeply appreciates the many years of fine care and guidance provided by Dr. William Harris and his staff. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 12, at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Cindy Eakles officiating. The family will receive family and friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg. There will be a visitation in Charleston, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 11, at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, 1118 Virginia St. East, Charleston.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to a favorite charity.


Source:  Charleston Gazette-Mail (WV) – Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Martha Jean Ware Obituary, 2016


Martha Jean Ware, 93, of Fairmont, died peacefully at her home in the care of her two nieces and great-niece.

She was born Oct. 27, 1922, in Mannington, a daughter of the late Orick Earl Rinehart and Bonnie Pearl Satterfield Rinehart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Harwood Ware.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Martha was preceded in death by her brother, Junior Rinehart; and her sister, Helen Lorraine McDougal.

Jean was a retired supervisor from the Westinghouse Corporation in Fairmont. She was a volunteer with Fairmont General Hospital, enjoyed boating on the Tygart River and square dancing. Mrs. Ware was an auxillary member of the B.P.O.E. Fairmont Elks No. 294, Fairmont Moose No. 9 and V.F.W. Post No. 629.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont. There will be no visitation or funeral service. A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Mount Zion Cemetery and Mausoleum with Reverend Stanley Merrifield officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at fordfuneralhomes.com.


Source:  Times West Virginian (Fairmont, WV) – Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Margery Ella Ware Vanmeter Obituary, 2018

MARGERY ELLA (WARE) VANMETER passed away after an extended illness at the Wyngate Assisted Living Inn in Barboursville on Friday, January 19. She was born October 28, 1923 in Pike Co., Ohio to parents Harry Homer Ware and Iva Belle Baker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas “Jack” VanMeter in 1990 and her son, Gregory, in 1982. Her siblings, Audrey (infant), Kenneth, Hallie, Chalmer, and Bonnie Ware also predeceased her. She was a retired Ohio elementary school teacher. She spent most of her adult life in either Pike or Ross Co., Ohio before moving to West Virginia to be near her daughter, Gretchen (VanMeter) Oley, in 2001. She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Stephen Oley, who now live in Hilton Head, S.C. Survivors also include her grandson, Kevin Oley, of Huntington, a granddaughter and her husband, Allison (Oley) and Doug Haden, and her treasured great-granddaughters, Natalie and Lauren Haden, all of Charlotte, N.C. Visitation only will be held atBotkin Hornback Funeral Home in Waverly, Ohio, on Wednesday, January 24 between 3 and 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please give to a favorite charity or the Gregory Dean VanMeter scholarship at Marshall University School of Medicine.www.botkinhornbackfuneralhomes.com


Source:  Herald-Dispatch, The (Huntington, WV) – Monday, January 22, 2018

Martha Jane Ware Obituary, 2016

Martha Jane Ware, 93, of Fairmont, passed away Monday (Aug. 8, 2016) at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.

She was born July 4, 1923, daughter of the late William H. and Nella Dale (Satterfield) Linn.

Martha was active in the Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and the president of the Methodist Minister Wives Association. Martha enjoyed reading and going on her daily walks.

Martha is survived by her four children, David Ware and wife Trudy of Jane Lew, Janice Sundstrom of Freemansburg, Joyce Ware of Mount Lookout and Gayle Jayne and husband Peter of Centreville, Maryland; eight grandchildren, John Warder, Samuel Ware, Tim Harsha, Debbie Birckhead, Kristen Eakle, Katie Staley, Rebecca Jayne and Brian Jayne; and eight great-grandchildren, Georgia Warder, Ava Birckhead, Jack Birckhead, Bobby Eakle, Nathan Eakle, Audrey Staley, Emma Staley and Max Deifel.

In addition to her parents, Martha is preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Virgil H. Ware; four brothers, Robert, Ralph, Hugh, and Calvin Linn; and four sisters, Evelyn Harris, Ruth Morrison, Doris McDougal and Madeline Stebbins.

Family and friends may call from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave., Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Ken Ramsey officiating. Interment will follow at Clermont Cemetery in Fairmont.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at domicofh.com.


Source:  Times West Virginian (Fairmont, WV) – Wednesday, August 10, 2016