Mrs. Lexie "Dianne" Ingram Ware, age 79, of Mize passed away peacefully on May 15th 2023, at MS Care Center in Raleigh, Ms.
Dianne was born in Smith County on August 6th, 1943 in Mize, Ms. She attended school at Shady Grove School then graduated from Mize Attendance Center. She later attended beauty school in Fondren in the '60s.
Dianne has requested cremation. A memorial service will be held at 12pm on Sat. May 20, 2023 at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Mize, MS with visitation from 11am-12pm at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Ott and Lee of Brandon is in charge of arrangements.
She was a member at Rosehill Baptist Church in Mize, Ms. She enjoyed the fellowship of all, but especially the youth. Dianne was preceded in death by her parents Martin Grafton and Ruby Juanita Blackwell Ingram; sister Dimple McCallum; brother-in-law Mike Middleton; numerous aunts and uncles.
Survivors include two sisters: Deannie (Lidell) Howell of Terry, and Kathy Middleton of Mize. Also survived by three daughters: Evon (Hal) Jones of New Hebron, MeLissa (Larry) Allen of Mize, and Jill (Brad) Watts of Mize; seven grandchildren Donna Marie (Meagan) Titus, Jessica (Charles) Thornton, AnDrew Allen, Ryne Justice Ware Allen (Frederic Alias),Camree Yeager (Jerail Smith), Maylee Watts, and Caden Watts; six Great grandchildren Erica McKissack, Jake Thomas, Elissa Kemp, Legend Smith, Rymadee Smith, and Knyght Smith; special niece T.K. Bryant and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to be made to Happy Healthy Pet Adoption, 2568 Hwy 15, Bay Springs, MS 39422. Phone # 601-764-4472.