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Elizabeth Helen Betty Ware, 86
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Elizabeth Helen “Betty” Ware, 86, a McMinnville resident and DeKalb County native, was born Feb. 24, 1927 and died Aug. 20 at River Park Hospital following an extended illness.She was a retired employee of Genesco, daughter of the late Robert S. and Dora Certain Raymond, and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Ira Thomas Ware; son, Eddie Ware and three sisters, Ruby Shuster, Robbie Madewell and Eva Hennessee.She is survived by three sons, Jerry (Teresa) Ware, and Kenny (Helen) Ware of Rock Island, and Gary (Brenda) Ware of Geneva, Fla.; daughter, Pat Cantrell of Port Orange, Fla.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in High’s Chapel with burial to follow at Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 a.m. until time of service at High’s.High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Southern Standard (McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 21, 2013