Ware, Melvina

Friday, February 08, 2013
Melvina Ware
Melvina Ware


Melvina Ware, 56, died at her residence on Tuesday, January 5, 2013. 

Melvina was the daughter of the late Charlie L. and Willie Mae Smith.

Survivors include daughter, Natasha Ware: two grandchildren Christian and Caleb Green; one sister and two brothers and grandmother, Marion Ware.

Graveside service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery, and the family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



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