Ware was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Covina, Calif., the daughter of Charles Jenekes Barnes, Jr. and Elizabeth Edson Shedd.
Ware was a choir member at the Presbyterian Church in Laguna Beach for many years. She was married to John Ware and had two sons. Her interests included gardening, needlepoint, reading, and passionately following her second family, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Most of all, Ware devoted her life to loving her family while maintaining an unwavering positive attitude.
Ware is survived by her sons Kelly and David; three grandsons, David Ware, Carmen Ware and Kevin Ware; three granddaughters, Jodi Duke, Shannon Ware, and Tammy Ware; and one great grandson, Avery Ware.
Services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach. All are welcome.