Emma Ware


Emma Joyce Ware was born on February 15, 1948 in Care Spring, GA to the late Gladys and Ottis Washington. On May 5, 2022 Emma was called home to be with the Lord.

Emma accepted Christ at a very young age and was later united in holy matrimony on August 25, 1962 to the late John William Ware. They were blessed with 5 wonderful children.

Emma was preceded in death by her husband, John William Ware; 2 daughters, Glenda and Jackie Ware; 2 brothers, George and Gene Washington; Carl and Robert Ware; sister-in-law, Louise Ware.

Emma leaves to mourn her 3 children, Joyce Ware, Judy Wharton, and John Ware all of Columbus, OH; 5 sisters, Edna Riley (GA), Faye Allen (GA), Martha Weaver (GA), Mary Dobbins (OH), and Bertha Dobbins (OH); 2 brothers, Eddie (Ella Ruth) Washington (GA) and Larry Washington (GA); 1 brother-in-law, Willie D. Ware; 2 sisters-in-law, Pearlie Daniel (GA) and Eddie Ruth Washington (GA); Goddaughter, Jennifer (Franco) Perkins (GA); 13 grandchildren, Dquinn, Ashley, Andrea, Andre, Adrian, Andrmika, Ronald (Ginger), Jameka, Sytrus, Tyler, John Jr., Jeremiah, Jactica, and Jaitica; 16 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; special friends, Salvador (Mr. Joe) Valoz, Janotia, Robin, Sandy, and TT; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Emma will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Faith Tabernacle COGIC, 1783 E 23rd Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Melissa Washington

    My sincere condolences and prayers for Joyce, Judy, Johnny and the entire Washington-Ware family. Aunt Emma was a mighty Woman of God. I will forever hold on to the precious memories including our last trip June 2021. RIP Aunt Emma. Love you ❤️

  2. Deborah Leftenant

    Rest well and take your righfull place in Heaven with all the other Saints and Angels beautiful cousin as you truly were one here on earth,You will be missed greatly,much love. The Leftenant , Washington family

  3. Rip always loved her smile giving my condolences to the family she was a special person in my time of knowing the family never forgotten.

    Sheila Lewis

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