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Herston Leon Ware
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1918
Odenville
St. Clair County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 2007
Perry
Houston County
Georgia, USA

Herston was born to James Monroe and the Jimmy (Shanks) Ware. He was the husband of Juanita Ware for 68 years. He lived in Birmingham, Alabama for 23 years, in Norfolk, Virginia for 26 years and in Charleston, South Carolina for 26 years. He had resided for the past 14 years in Perry, Georgia and was in charge of beautification for Christ's Sanctified Holy Church Camp Ground. Herston's first job was as a mechanic with McWane Pipe Co. in Birmingham for four years. Later, he was hired as a first-class machinist at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard from 1941-1946. He then worked for Colonial Chevrolet for 12 years in Norfolk as used car reconditioning manager and then promoted to new car salesman. He became a painting contractor in Norfolk and also Charleston for 32 years. He was a faithful member of Christ's Sanctified Holy Church for 72 years, serving as Sunday school superintendent and Sunday school teacher, chairman of the CSHC Conference in Charleston and as treasurer of the General Conference of CSHC. In earlier years, their church in Charleston made him and his wife co-chaplains. They had a passion for visiting the sick, bereaved and lonely.Survivors included his wife, Juanita Rodgers Ware of Perry, Ga.; one son, Herston Leon Ware Jr. (Joan) of Virginia Beach; one daughter, Emily Ware Martin (Curtis) of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; grandchildren, Robert Ware (Jose), David Ware (Susie), Jeffery Ware (Kathy), all of Virginia Beach, Cheryl Chandler Mahaffey (Mike) of Mount Pleasant and Marty Chandler (Darleen) of North Charleston, S.C.; and great-grandchildren, David Andrew Ware, Ryan Ware, Michael Ware, Collin Ware, Christian Ware, Emma Ware, Chandler Mahaffey, Trace Chandler, Joshua Ware, Matthew Ware and Tyler Ware. He is also survived by three sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law. He was predeceased by a daughter, Rosalind Jeanette Ware.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Monroe Ware (1881 - 1943)
  Jimmie Shanks Ware (1885 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Juanita Rodgers Ware (1920 - 2010)
 
 Siblings:
  Raymond Harry Ware (1907 - 1971)*
  Herman Eugene Ware (1910 - 1976)*
  John Thomas Ware (1912 - 1986)*
  Herston Leon Ware (1918 - 2007)
  Woodrow B. Ware (1920 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church Cemetery
Houston County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: KASSIOPEIA
Originally Created by: Linda Davis
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66227032
Herston Leon Ware
Added by: Robert Call
 
Herston Leon Ware
Added by: KASSIOPEIA
 
Herston Leon Ware
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Added by: Robert Call
 
 
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- Linda Davis
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014

- KASSIOPEIA
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013

- KASSIOPEIA
 Added: Mar. 7, 2012
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