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1921 Marjorie 2010

Marjorie Simpson Ware

November 13, 1921 — November 4, 2010

Marjorie Simpson Ware (Mrs. Clyde D. Ware)
Marge was born on November 13, 1921, to Lucile Daniel Simpson and Homer Masters Simpson and died Thursday, November 4, 2010.  A lifelong resident of Atlanta, she attended Atlanta Girls High and graduated from Agnes Scott College in 1942.  The next year she married the love of her life Clyde D. Ware, Sr., who died in l980.  Over the years she was very active in North Decatur Presbyterian Church, the Red Cross and served as a volunteer at DeKalb Medical Center for over 30 years. Additionally she was the executive secretary of the Student Aid Foundation for more than 15 years. A devoted mother and wife, she was always a huge supporter of the activities in which her children were involved - including the local PTAs - and an avid fan of Auburn University. Mrs. Ware is survived by her beloved children Dexter and Cindy Ware of Chapel Hill, NC; Cathy and Jim Reynolds of Marietta; Larry Ware of Decatur; and Alan and Terry Ware of Huntsville, AL.  She has seven grandchildren: Flory and Patrick Pulliam of McDonough; Cathy Partridge of Oakton, VA; Michael Reynolds and Sara Mason of Duluth; Meredith and Matt King of Roswell; Caylen and David Kyle of Phoenix, AZ; Kelsey Ware of Atlanta; and Allie Ware of Huntsville, AL. She also leaves behind 14 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of Arbor Terrace Decatur and Compassionate Care Hospice for the loving care of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother through the years. A celebration of Marge's life will be held at North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Rd, Decatur, GA 30030 at 1:00 pm on Monday, November 8. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to North Decatur Presbyterian Church, or the Student Aid Foundation #312, 2550  Sandy Plains Road, Suite 225, Marietta, GA 30066.  She will be laid to rest at Floral Hills Memory Garden in Tucker.

Funeral Home:
AS Turner & Sons
2773 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA

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Monday, November 8, 2010

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North Decatur Presbyterian Church

611 Medlock Road, Decatur, GA 30033

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