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WARE, Shirley Mae (Carter)

WARE, Shirley Mae (Carter)

WARE - Shirley Mae (nee Carter)
Called from labor to reward April 24, 2019, in Toledo, Ohio, after a lengthy illness. Loving wife of the late Reverend Albert Charles Ware (Pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1978-1998) and the late McKinney E. Chapman, Jr.; dearest mother of Venus R. Chapman, Antoinette Chapman and McKinney E. Chapman III; grandmother of Tehran Davis, McKinney E. Chapman IV, Iesha Chapman and her adopted-daughter/granddaughter Dayaira A. L. Ware. Cherished sister of Lillian Truss; also survived by eight great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives, church family and cherished friends. Shirley was the loving daughter of the late Walter and Virginia Carter. From her union with the late Reverend Ware, Mrs. Ware acquired children she loved as her own; Judy Harris, Albert Charles "AC" Ware and the late Denise (George) Page and also grandchildren George Page, Jr., and Marco Ware. Mrs. Ware will lie in state Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 12 Noon-9 PM at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Clinton St., where the family will receive friends Thursday from 6-9 PM and where a Celebration of Life will be conducted Friday, May 3, 2019, at 12 Noon. Reverend James R. Banks II officiating. Reverend Edward Jackson, Jr., Eulogist. Entombment Rosewood Atrium, East Mausoleum, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Final arrangements entrusted to Thomas T. EDwards funeral home, INc., Buffalo, NY, assisted by Dale-Riggs Funeral Home, INc., Toledo, OH. Please share condolences at

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