Former Memphis Councilwoman Barbara Swearengen Ware dies

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2021 3:20 PM CT | Published: September 30, 2021 10:45 AM CT

Former Memphis City Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware has died at the age of 82.

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