Kathy Gilliam Ware, 74, of Pomaria, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at her residence.
Born on May 21, 1948, in Whitmire, she was a daughter of the late Otis Hartford and Doris Hembree Gilliam. She had worked for American Fiber and Finishing and retired from Honeywell. Mrs. Ware was a former bowling league member.
She is survived by sons, James Luther (Tonya) Cook of Simponsville, Freddie Gilliam (Hove) Cook of Prosperity and Robert Kyle (Laurie) Ware of Newberry; daughters, Amanda Cook Cockrell of Pomaria, Jennifer Ware (Jerry) Vaughn of Newberry, Alyssia Cook (Russell) Trammell and Ayleah Marie Cook both of Pomaria; sisters, Sherry Alexander of Whitmire and Audrey (Jack) Gilliam of Newberry; a brother, Mike Gilliam of Greenville; grandchildren, McKenzie, Kylie, Amber, Ashleigh, Alexis, Devin, Drayton, McKaylee, Braxton. and Khole and ten great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Wayne Ware.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, January 19, 2023, at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jeff O'Dell. The family will receive friends following the service.