Mary Warner


Mary B. Warner, 98, of Pine Bluff, died Friday, October 25, 2013 at Trinity Village Medical Center.

She was born December 11, 1914 in Cleveland County, daughter of Julian and Onie Wilson Berry.

Mrs. Warner was reared and received her early education in Cleveland County.

She married Russell Warner October 6, 1953 in California and lived in the Los Angeles area for many years before returning to Pine Bluff in 1977.

She was a sales lady for several retail stores around Pine Bluff.

Mrs. Warner was a member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church and the Camden Road Home Extension Homemakers Club, where she served as president twice. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Warner, her parents; son, Michael Warner; grandson, Mike Ward; brothers, Frank, George and Clarence Berry; and sister, Mattie Berry.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Warner of Brookings, Oregon; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews who acted as caregivers.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m., Monday, October 28, 2013 at Brown Cemetery with Reverend Neil Quick officiating. Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors (online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com).

Memorials may be made to Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, 1239 Harmony Church Road, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603.

A special thanks goes to Brother Neil Quick and his wife, Linda, for the many visits and the staff at Trinity Village Medical Center for their loving care.