A wake service will be held from 6:00–7:00 P.M., Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Brown Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, corner of Railroad Street and Mill Street, Leslie, Georgia.
The funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Zion Hope Baptist Church, DeSoto, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Staley Memorial Gardens, corner of Souther Field Road and Mayo Street, Americus, Georgia.
Mary Alice Brown Ware was born July 16, 1932 in Sumter County, Georgia to the late Julian Brown and Anna Harris Brown. She was preceded in death by her seven siblings, Zola Mae Holman, Jennie Brown, Lula Mae Brown, Willie Lee Brown, John Lee Brown, Albert Brown and Frank Brown. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at Brown Chapel Primitive Baptist Church.
Mary Alice was united in holy matrimony to the late Donald Ware Sr. and to this blessed union two children were born and she was blessed to be the mother of five children, one son preceded her in death, Leroy Wright. Her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-laws, Juanita Foster and Theotis Carter (Ossie), both preceded her in death.
After many years of dedicated services, she retired from Magnolia Manor Nursing Center of Americus, Georgia from the Laundry Department.
Mrs. Mary Alice Brown Ware departed this earthly life on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Servant of God well done, rest from the love employ, the battle is fought, the victory is won, enter thy master's joy. “Servant of God, Well Done.” Those of us who will forever cherish her memories are seven children, Donald Ware, Jr., Clara Mae “Pam” Greene (Carl), all of De Soto, Georgia, Kenneth Holman (Juana) Memphis, Tennessee, Glenn Wilson, Americus, Georgia, Frank Wilson (Caroline) San Jose, California, Kent Morris Jackson, Marysville, California, and Debbie Wilson, Montezuma, Georgia, one stepson Otis Franklin (Gloria) DeSoto, Georgia; thirty-two grandchildren including one she reared in her home, Nakita Milledge; a host of great grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, George Wright, (Gladys), Cobb, Georgia, Floyd Wright (Joann), Palo Alto, California, Arthur Lee Wright (Virginia), Albany, Georgia, Bobbie Jean Cole, Sunny Mede, California, Retha Miller, Pleasantville, New Jersey, Flate Wright, California, Mary Ann Wright, Pleasantville, New Jersey, and Hubert West, Dallas, Texas; and a host of beloved nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.