Mary Suzanne Ware McGinty

Born: Wed., Jul. 1, 1936
Died: Thu., Feb. 15, 2007

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Mary Suzanne “Suzie” Ware McGinty passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15th at Heartland Hospice Home of Macon, GA with family at her bedside. She was born on July 1, 1936 in Bainbridge, GA to the late William McCleod Ware and Ermine Waddell Laney Ware. Suzie was raised in Fitzgerald Georgia, graduated from Anges Scott College in 1958 and lived the last six years in Greensboro, GA. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William Ray McGinty, Jr.; daughters Rhonda Lynn Cecil and fiancée Gary Michael Pike Sr.; Donna Ware Morrison and husband Randall Lynn Morrison; son William Ray McGinty III and brother William Fleming Ware and wife Connie Ware. She has two grandsons and two step-grandchildren of whom she is very proud; Grant Prescott Morrison, Blake Chandler Morrison, Matthew Lee Cecil, Candice Lenea Arrington and her husband Patrick Arrington. Sister-in-laws include Donna Lee McGinty, Dixie McGinty and Nancy Graham. Among many beautiful traits, Suzie will be remembered for her friendliness, compassion, grace and strength of character. Music was important in Suzie’s life. She was the accompanist for the Fitzerald High School Glee Club for 2 years, then sang in various glee clubs and church choirs throughout her adult life. She was active in numerous organizations and enjoyed participating in tennis, golf, bridge, the stock market and had a love of books. She has been a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greensboro, GA. The primary service celebrating Suzie’s life will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro, GA at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 19th. The Reverend Richard Chewning will officiate. The family will briefly greet guests afterward in the church’s Family Life Center. A graveside service will be held at Pincrest Memory Gardens in Moultrie, GA on Wednesday February 21 at 12 noon. The family requests that any memorials be made to either FUMC Library and Media Center in Memory of Suzie McGinty or to The Lustgarten Foundation in memory of Suzie McGinty. The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research strives to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer. For online donation information, please visit McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Larry and Lynn Bowers
   Posted Sat February 17, 2007
Suzie touched my life very briefly, but in a generous and compassionate way that reflected the love of Christ to me. I'll remember her fondly! Lynn Bowers

Craig & Dee Beeler
   Posted Sun February 18, 2007
Dearest Lynn and Family, Our Prayers are with you all at this time. You had a wonderful mother who was loved by everyone who ever had the pleasure of meeting her..We are thinking of you and your family. Lovingly, DEE and CRAIG

Laura David
   Posted Tue February 20, 2007
Bill and I will keep your family in our prayers. Please tell us if there is anything you need; this is a long-term request.

Frank & Phyllis Amato
   Posted Thu February 22, 2007
Our hearts are sad with the passing of Suzie. Her wonderful smile and contagious laugh will always be remembered. We can recall with joy the wonderful dinners we had together. She will always be in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all, Phyllis and Frank

Lois A. Driggers
   Posted Thu February 22, 2007
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Earlene Pyles
   Posted Thu February 22, 2007
Dear Dr. Mc Ginty and family. I was so sorry to read in the Santa Ana Register about Mrs. Mc Ginty passing away. I do pray that our heavenly Father will be with each of you at this time of sorrow. Sincerely, Earlene Pyles (Former employee of Dr. Mcginty in Yorba Linda Calif.

Kathy Cawthon & family
   Posted Fri February 23, 2007
My deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Suzie. Although I have not known Suzie for a long time, her example of strength, Christian faith and perserverance has been an inspiration to me and my family. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. Kathy Cawthon

Bud and Diand Freeman
   Posted Mon February 26, 2007
Dear McGinty family, We are sending thoughts and prayers to your family.We were very fond of Suzy and were very sad to hear of her passing.She was a lovely lady and will be fondly remembered. Love, Bud, Diana and family

Butch and Emmy Cummins
   Posted Mon March 19, 2007
One of my "Dearest" friends and she will be missed terribly by Butch and I. "Suzie" will be in our prayers and our deepest sympathy to Ray and the family. Love, Butch and Emmy

Dave & Joan Armstrong
   Posted Wed March 21, 2007
Our sincere condolences to Ray, Lynn, Donna, Ray III, and the entire extended family. suzie has been and will remain in our prayers. Sincerely, Joan & Dave