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Carl "Lynn" W. (Ware) Whitfield

September 28, 1943 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 74)

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Carl “Lynn” Ware Whitfield, 74, of Smiths Station, AL and formerly of Troy, AL passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Phenix City Health Care in Phenix City, AL.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon EST/11:00 am CST Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Mausoleum Chapel at Green Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy, AL with Rev. Luke Lane officiating.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 EST/5:00 to 7:00 pm CST at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City and again on Friday one hour prior to the service at Green Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in the Mausoleum Chapel.

Ms. Whitfield was born September 28, 1943 in Hazard, KY to Mary Ann Herald Ware and the late Carl Milton Ware.  She was employed with Alfa Insurance in Montgomery, AL with many loyal years of service.  She served as past National President (1996) LAFEMMES 40/8 American Legion.  In her youth she enjoyed showing horses, and playing basketball, and in her later years she loved spending quality time with family and friends.  She was a Baptist by faith.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Herald Ware of Troy, AL, three children, Carl Vance Ware and wife Kelly of Troy, AL, Yancey Eugene Shaver, III and wife Angie of Prattville, AL, and Michael Grady Shaver of Alberta, AL, step-children, Virginia, Fair, Valerie, and Vanda, Whitfield and Louie B. Whitfield, IV, one sister, Jo Ann Beck and husband Ronald of Smiths Station, AL, (8) grandchildren, Carl Milton Ware, II (Judi), Jessica Brown (Wes), Maranda Shaver (Andrea), Melissa Shaver, Tabitha Chandler (Robert), Allison Wilkerson (River),  Dalton Parr (Cathy), and Cade Shaver, (4) great grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many other loving family members.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to PAWS of America, or your favorite charity.  Online condolences may be shared at


 Service Information

November 9, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vance Memorial Chapel
3738 Hwy 431N
Phenix City, AL 36867

Funeral Service
November 10, 2017

11:00 AM
Green Hills Memorial Park Cemetery
1621 South US Hwy 29
Troy, AL 36079

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