(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
COLUMBUS - Charles Edward Ware, 61, died April 11, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. He was born Nov. 25, 1946, in Chickasaw County to Simuel Floyd Ware and Lorena Andrews Ware. He was retired from Mississippi Department of Transportation where he was a road maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Woodland.
Survivors include one son, Michael Ware of Columbus; three sisters, Betty Wooldridge of Collinsville, Joyce Johns of Houston and Dorothy Lawson of Columbus, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jerry Ware; and one sister, Hazel Vaughn.
Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Houston with Bro. Melvin Mordeccai and Bro. Ricky McKay officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Woodland.
Pallbearers will be Keith Vaughn, Terry Vaughn, Brad Vaughn, Jimmy Brand, Paul Evans Vaughn, Tim Vaughn, Tim Sutherland, and Robert Sutherland.
Visitation was held at Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Donations may be made to the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.