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Herman Leon Ware, 82
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Rocky River community resident and Warren County native Herman Leon Ware, 82, was born Dec. 23, 1936 and died Oct. 28 at his residence following an extended illness.

Retired from Carrier Corporation, a United States Army veteran, and a member of the Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Allen Bryan and Cleo Curtis Ware. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter Lisa Gail Ware, three brothers Bill, Joe and Paul Ware, and four sisters Faye Wallace, Edith Ware, Edna Wanamaker and Nova June Myers.

He was married to Arlene Boyd Ware of the Rocky River community. In addition to his wife, he is survived by son and daughter-in-law Jeffery Alan and Cristina Ware of McMinnville, daughter and son-in-law Jennifer Marie and Mark Stevens of the Rocky River community, two grandchildren Seth Boyd Stevens of the Rocky River community and Aaron McPeak of McMinnville; two brothers and sister-in-law James and Fran Ware of McMinnville and Gene Ware of Pontiac, Mich.; two sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Jane and Sylvester Skrowski of Murfreesboro and Betty Ware of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service and interment will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at White Hill Cemetery in Van Buren County with Garland Robinson officiating. Military grave rites will be administered by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. There will be no visitation at High’s. Family and friends are to meet at the cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 30, 2019