Mattie "Lou" Louise Warren

October 10, 1925November 25, 2018

Mattie Louise “Lou” Warren, 93, of Omak, Washington and formerly of Kimball, died at the Regency Nursing Home in Omak, Washington. Funeral services for Lou will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor Roger Gillming officiating. Burial will follow in the Kimball Cemetery. Friends may visit to view Lou’s Tribute Wall and leave condolences and stories for the family. The services for Lou have been entrusted to the Cantrell Funeral Home.

She was born on October 10th 1925 to Zackery and Hattie Goss of Parrot, Georgia. She attended school in Parrot and she graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class. During WWll she worked at Tom Houston Peanut Company in Columbus, Georgia. And went to USO dances at Fort Benning where she loved to jitterbug. She met Jack A. Warren, who was stationed at Fort Benning, and married him in September, they moved from Georgia to Colorado and eventually to Kimball, Nebraska. Louisa (Lou) worked at Kimball County Hospital for 54 years before having to retire. She was a devout attender of the Methodist Church in Kimball. She loved to embroider pillow cases and won several ribbons for them at the Kimball County Fair. Although she rarely showed it, she was a loving, caring, smart, and hardworking wife, mother, and member of Kimball. When she moved to Washington State, she most regretted not being able to continue to help others through her nursing and she thought she was a burden on her family and those who cared for her. She will be missed.

She was survived by her brother Billy Goss of Columbus, Georgia her sons Jack Jr. of Tonasket, Washington and Timothy A. Warren of Los Angles California and her grandchildren; Jaquelyne Harrington (Bonny Lake, WA), Dionne Benavidez (Secuirty ,CO), Corey Warren (stationed in Germany), and Jenifer Mudgett (Ardenoir, WA); she also had 6 great grandsons, 1 great granddaughter, and 1 great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Calvin Goss, her sister Elizabeth A. Champlaine, and her husband Jack A. Warren Sr.


  • Funeral Service Friday, December 14, 2018

Mattie "Lou" Louise Warren

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Corey, Virginia, Hunter and Parker Warren

December 14, 2018

While we cannot be there, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Be at peace GG, we loved you always.

Deepest sympathies,
Corey, Virginia, Hunter and Parker.

DD Wall

December 13, 2018

I had the pleasure of working with Lou at the hospital. She and I had many good laughs. And yes she liked to pull pranks on people. Loved her smile and accent.