Mr. Charles Lee Ware, age 57, of Trenton, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2010 at the Dade Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Ware was born in Trion, Georgia on February 25, 1952, son of the late Charlie Martin Ware and Essie Mae Vernon Ware. He attended the Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was an avid music fan. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ware was preceded in death by a sister, Vickie Dianne Ware.

Mr. Ware is survived by his step-mother, Clara Ware of Trion; Step-father, Budgie Martin of Trion; Nephews, Adam (Lynn) Gorham of Summerville and Chad (Brandy) Campbell of Armuchee; 2 great nephews and 3 great nieces.

Funeral Services for Mr. Ware will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 3:30 P.M. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Shores officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Ware, David Meadows, Larry Wells, Phil Meadows, Jeff Meadows and Michael Gilreath. Honorary Pallbearers will be Cousins and Amy Pittman and the Staff of Dade Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Ware will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Monday from 6 until 8 P.M.