Blalock, Bobbie L. Ware

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Bobbie Louise Ware Blalock
Bobbie Louise Ware Blalock

Bobbie Louise Ware Blalock, age 71, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, formerly of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

She was born on Dec. 17, 1947 to the late William Ware and Estelle Helen Davis Ware.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Arie E. Austin, Georgia M. Nicholson, and Shirley Hart.

She was retired from Alltel, G. T. E., and Willis Funeral Home, Inc. She was a member of Olivet Baptist Church in Chattanooga and a former member of Hopewell Baptist Church, Woman’s Community Club, and The Order of The Eastern Star, Chapter No. 230.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughters, Tara Elizabeth Dixon, and Courtney M. Stidmon-Miles, of Dalton, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Rodney Davidson, Rodrick Davidson, Rehondra Davidson, Ry-Isheon Stidmon, RyLand Dixon, Elijah Stidmon, Saviyon Stidmon, Miracle Harris; great-granddaughter, A’riyah Pope; brothers, Retired Master Sgt. William Charles (Molly) Ware of Augusta, Ga., Douglas E. Ware (Janette) Ware of Florida, Jarvis A. (Rose) Ware, Lee (Lee) Ware, Steve Ware, and Bobby Ware, of Dalton, Ga.; sister, Khadijah As-Sabur Muhammad of Chattanooga, Tn.; nieces, Jayda Roper, Janette Mitchell, Janis Nicholson, Alondra Hart; nephews, Derrick (Ashley) Hart, David Willis, Gary Willis, and Charles (Franchesa Sherman) Willis; and other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

A homegoing celebration will be on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at the Willis Funeral Home Chapel.

Her remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Tuesday after 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday.

Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery.

Please share your thoughts and memories of Mrs. Bobbie Louise Ware Blalock at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com.

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.


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