Wendy Lee Ware, 53, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021.
Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late James and Mamie Hutchings Ware.
Wendy was a lifetime member of Oakcrest Baptist Church where she never missed a Sunday School class in over 13 years. She was a 1986 graduate of Carolina High School and a 1988 graduate of Anderson University where she played softball and basketball. She later graduated from Coastal Carolina University where she was valedictorian and won 23 scholarly awards.
In addition to her mother, Wendy is survived by her brother, Don Ware; nephew, Allen Ware (Nicole); niece, Crystal Sizemore (Blake); great nieces and nephews, Camille, Drayton, Xan, Cade, Cage, Jax, and Braden; uncle, Lou Hutchings (Mary); cousins, John, Bryan, Shannon, and Katharine. She is also survived by her cousins, Susan Lumpkin and her children, Zach, Zoe, and Zana.
In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her brother, Ted Ware.
A visitation will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest, with the funeral service following at 1:30 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. Burial will be held in Graceland Cemetery West.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,www.stjude.org, or Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605, mealsonwheelsgreenville.org.
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