Sally Jean Ware

Sally Jean Ware, 79, of French Creek, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

She was born Aug. 25, 1933, in Braxton County, the daughter of the late William Glen and June Hamilton Woods.

She was preceded in death on Nov. 4, 2001, by her husband, Raymond G. Ware, whom she married on Jan. 29, 1954, and her son, Steven Ware.

Surviving are four daughters, Sandra Lockwood of Flatwoods; Cindy Ware and companion, Robert Lewis, of French Creek; Kristina Ware of Buckhannon; Lisa Simmons and husband, Kevin, of Frenchton; five grandchildren, Amanda Ware, Katelyn Jones, Breanna Williams, Joshua Simmons; Tyler Simmons and fiancee, Casey Thorpe; and special friend, Kathy Eskew.

Sally loved her grandchildren, enjoyed working in her garden and flowers and doing puzzles. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the DAV Chapter No. 36 of French Creek.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Greenhill Cemetery in Braxton County, Ireland, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions may be made toward the funeral expenses.

Condolences may be made to the family at

Alkire Funeral Chapel of Ireland is in charge of the arrangements.