Ware, James Edward

U.S. Army Veteran Retired From City Of Chattanooga And TVA

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
James Ware
James Ware

James Edward Ware, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017, in the Hospice Care Center. 

He was a 1962 graduate of Hill High School in Lafayette, Ga. He was a United States Army veteran and retired from the city of Chattanooga. He was a former employee of the Volunteer Ammunition Plant and TVA at Watts Bar.  He was a member of Mt. Peria Baptist Church in Ringgold. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Deumphry Ware; sisters, Katherine Loveless, Jessie Mae Jackson, and Betty Middlebrooks; brothers, Henry Louis Ware and Thomas Ware. 

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Letha Ware; daughters, Shannon Ware, Treva (Kariss) Jones, and Shan-ta (Quiante) Price; son, Otis (Latoya) Rumph, all of Chattanooga; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Mildred Griffin, Nella Bell, both of Lafayette, GA, and Linda Lacks of New York, NY; sisters-in-law, Sally Ware of Lafayette, Joyce (John) McKibbens of Chattanooga, and Jean (James) Smith of Lithonia, GA; brothers-in-law, John (Mildred) Parks of Jackson, GA, Charlie (Gwen) Parks of Jenkinsburg, GA, Oscar (Phyllis) Parks, and Hugh Parks, both of Chattanooga; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

He will lie in state on Friday, Feb. 10, at 9:30 a.m. with the funeral to follow at 10 a.m. in the chapel with Brother Jimmie Ingram as the eulogist. 

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.


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