Beulah "B" Ware

Beulah (B, “The Clock Lady”) Ware, 93, died Nov. 7. She was born in March 13, 1921 in Huntington, Indiana to Nellie (Tumbleson) Cline and Franklin Cline. She was educated in Huntington schools and received a BA from Ball State University. After marriage to W.W. Ware and the birth of two children, she moved to River Forest. She and Janet Taylor, her truly lifelong friend, founded Tape Center, a data processing service bureau. She was a member of the Oak Park Club and past President of the Village Humane Society. She also owned clock shops in Oak Park, Forest Park and Riverside. “B” was an avid reader, loved world history, followed politics and enjoyed the opera. Her sons survive her: Thomas Ware (Alice Wynn) of California and William Worth Ware (Dr. Julie Anne Moore) of Elmhurst as well as a brother Robert Cline of Huntington. Services at Christ Episcopal Church in River Forest will be private. For more information visit