Martha Elwell Ware, 87, of Ashlan Village, Lyman, wife of the late George Davis Ware, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at the Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Landrum. She was born in Abbeville, SC to the late Henry Thomas Elwell and Mabel Campbell Elwell.
Martha Ware was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a member of Cannons Campground Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Earl, Thomas, Bobby and Billy Elwell and three sisters, Vera Hall, Pearl Cheek and Maxine Chalmers.
Mrs. Ware is survived by her daughter, Joy Malone (Wylie) of Wellford; her son, Rex Ware (Tillie) of Tallahassee, FL; and a brother, Luther Elwell (Barbara), of Abbeville. She was immensely proud of her seven grandchildren, Amy Perry (Rob), Nathan Malone (Chara), Justin Malone (Ashley), Mark Malone, Davis Ware, Patrick Ware, and Alex Ware, as well as her six great-grandchildren, Macie, Ramsey, Michael, Julianne, Samuel, and Kendal.
The family will receive friends from 1:30PM to 2:30PM on Saturday, June 2, 2018, in the fellowship hall of Little Mountain Presbyterian Church in Abbeville. Funeral services will follow in the sanctuary at 2:30PM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials in her honor may be made to the Little Mountain Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 3836 Highway 28 North, Abbeville, SC 29620 or Graceful Solutions, 603 North Martin Luther King Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32301.
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Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Abbeville is assisting the Ware family.
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