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Date published: 5/23/2014

Clemon B. Ware

Clemon B. Ware, 92, of Bowling Green departed this life at his residence early Wednesday morning, May 21, 2014.

Clemon was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Caroline County to the late John M. and Hattie G. Ware. He was the oldest deacon and member of St. Stephen's Baptist Church in Central Point. He was employed by D.A. Foster Trenching Co. in Merrifield, and retired in 1986 with 29 years of service.

Clemon was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine Diane Hundley in 2013.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Pauline R. Ware; two sons, David G. (Vernessa) and Al Ware, both of Milford; one daughter, Shelia Ware Rollins of Bowling Green; four grandchildren, Tia N. Courtney (Eugene) of Ruther Glen; Derrick Rollins (Calandra) of Fredericksburg, David Ware II of Milford and Whitney Ware of Atlanta; eight great-grandchildren, Dakari Rollins, MarQuia Courtney, David Earl Ware, Devin Rollins, Davon and Dondre Courtney, Dallas Rollins and Malayla Courtney; five sisters-in-law, Lillian Clarke, Ida Byrd, both of Milford, Mary Fraser (James) of Lexington, Mass., Virginia Ali of Washington, D.C., and Lorraine Ware of Hustle; two brothers-in-law, Melvin Byrd (Ercelle) of Milford and Robert Rollins of Chance; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, May 23, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green. Family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Stephen's Baptist Church, 29436 Sparta Road, Milford.

A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Caroline County Community Center, 16221 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at St. Stephen's Baptist Church in Central Point, Milford.

Online guest book is available at cwedwardsfuneral home.com.