OBITUARY

Jirrel Dean Warren Sr.

January 28, 1935April 8, 2019

Jirrel Dean Warren Sr-(Tex) (JD) Born January 28, 1935 in Wells Tx to William Lucian and Willie Mae Hadaway Warren. He passed away April 8, 2019, while listening to his favorite hymns being sung by his children. He married Eleanor Justine King on June 1, 1955 in Dover Delaware. Jirrel was a career radar operator for the United States Air Force from October 1953 thru November 1976 and retired as a TSGT with full military honors and also retired from Montgomery Wards and Valero after 20 years. He loved his family, was sociable and liked people. Fishing and hunting were some favorite hobbies along with slow and fast pitch softball, basketball, football, woodworking, watching westerns in which he was a John Wayne fan and building several things that he gave away. Jirrel loved his roses and flower garden, baking, and made the best peach and buttermilk pies. He was proud of the large figs, strawberries, and blackberries that grew in the backyard and would make plenty of jam to share with friends and family. Jirrel leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Eleanor King Warren, San Antonio, TX, his 4 children; Dollia Ann Bolling(Thomas), Marshall, MO, Jirrel Dean Warren Jr, San Antonio, TX, Nancy Jean Joers(Alfred), San Antonio, TX, Robbie Lynn Warren, San Antonio, TX, 10 grandchildren; Rachel, Andrew, Rebecca, Megan, Jessica, Kevin, James, Christopher, Patrick, Stacia, along with 20 great grandchildren; Gavin, Ethan, Phoenix, Meadow, Zephyr, Thoren, Aubrey, Adilynn, Ayson, Annley, Kaden, Koren, Kamryn, Kortlyn, Kysen, Koraline, Sarah, Charles, Ethin and Marcus, brothers: James Edward, Tyler, TX, Hulen Jeremiah(Darceille) and sister in law Robbie Rae Warren from Lufkin, TX, along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Lucian Warren and Willie Mae(Dollie)Hadaway Warren, brothers; Culberson Barnabas Warren, William Clifford Warren, Arthur Coolidge Warren, Sammie Lucian Warren and sister, Myrtle Mae(Murrel)Warren Koushel and a granddaughter, Erika Nicole Bolling. Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Bandera Road on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. with a funeral service at 12:30 P.M. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with U.S. Air Force military honors.

  • FAMILY

  • Eleanor King Warren of 63 years, Wife
  • Dollia Ann Bolling and husband Thomas, Daughter
  • Jirrel Dean Warren Jr., Son
  • Nancy Jean Joers and husband Alfred, Daughter
  • Robbie Lynn Warren, Daughter
  • Rachel, Andrew, Rebecca and Megan, Grandchildren
  • Jessica, Kevin, and James, Grandchildren
  • Christopher,Patrick and Stacia, Grandchildren
  • Gavin, Ethan, Phoenix ,Meadow, Zephyr, and Thoren, Great-grandchildren
  • Aubrey, Adilynn, Ayson, and Annley, Great-grandchildren
  • Kaden, Koren, Kamryn, Kortlyn, Kysen, and Koraline, Great-grandchildren
  • Sarah, Charles, Ethin and Marcus, Great-grandchildren
  • James Edward, Brother
  • Hulen (Darceille) Jeremiah, Brother
  • Robbie Rae Warren, Sister-in-law
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews, Other

Services

23 April

Visitation

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road
San Antonio, Texas 78238

23 April

Funeral Service

12:30 pm

Sunset Northwest Funeral Home

6321 Bandera Road
San Antonio, Texas 78238

23 April

Committal Service with Military Honors

2:00 pm

Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery

Shelter #1

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209

REMEMBERING

Jirrel Dean Warren Sr.

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Darceille Warren

April 19, 2019

I remember the many times the family enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving at our house, or Robbie and Arthur's home, in Lufkin. His family spent the night with us one time and his children were taking turns brushing their teeth the next morning. He told them to be sure they brushed their tongue...they said uuughh that makes me gag. I think about that every morning when I brush my tongue. Even though we lived miles apart, we would stay in touch by phone. He would always tell me 'Tell my brother Jerry hello for me and hit him on the back of the head'. Jerry loved it.

Jerry and I have many wonderful memories of good times together. Jerry has been reminiscing about occasions of things they did growing up together.

Martha & Steve Raskin

April 16, 2019

Remembering the last time we were all together. Glad to have shared this special time. I am envisioning a big table in heaven and the family is gathered around it, laughing and talking! Love, Martha & Steve

Debbie Warren

April 15, 2019

My deepest sympathy to my family members during this time of grieving. Uncle Jirrell and Aunt Eleanor have always had the midas touch when it came to selecting greeting cards. They would find the sweetest cards for whatever the occasion. Always such a joy to open one from them. Uncle Jirrel would always end with "Love ya sweetheart." that would always melt the miles away from their mailbox to mine. And the phone calls always started out "Hey Sweetheart!" He also took great pleasure in teasing me about my "vicious attack dog." The dog just knew a kind soul. These are sweet memories for me.