Ware remembered for ability to put together council votes

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2021 4:53 PM CT | Published: September 30, 2021 4:51 PM CT

Barbara Swearengen Ware died Thursday, Sept. 30, 11 years after she resigned from the Memphis City Council after a plea deal on an official misconduct charge. She served 17 years on the council representing the North Memphis area that included the Douglass community.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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