Opal M. Ware
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Opal M. Ware
  • January 23, 1925 - September 20, 2017
  • Wilmington, North Carolina

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Opal Ware, 92, passed away September 20, 2017, at The Davis Community in New Hanover County NC. She was born January 23, 1925, in Logan County, W.Va., to Howard and Temple Bell Kazee McDonald.
Mrs. Ware was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers James "Cotton" McDonald, Robert McDonald, and Wayne McDonald, and her sisters Pauline White, Dorothy "Dottie" Cooper, and Linda Ryder. She also was preceded in death by her husband, James G. Ware, and her daughter, Brenda Ballengee, and sons -in-law Lewis Cook and Glenn Ballengee, and grandson Adam Ballengee.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Cook of Wilmington, and her son, James H. Ware and wife Mary Anne of Wilmington; grand-children; Tracey, Jennifer and husband John, Sara and husband Jeremy, Adam, Andrew, Karen and husband Jeff, Julie and husband Mark; great grand-children; Alexis, Hunter, Blake, Joe, Cruz, McKenna, Delaney, Cooper, Ava, Lena, Jordan.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.