Graveside services for Vivian (Smith) Warner, 99, will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park with Rev. Cindy Doran officiating. Vivian was born September 3, 1913 in Diboll, Angelina County, Texas to Alma (Bowen) and Henry Lonzo Smith, and died June 16, 2013. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a retired school teacher and volunteer in the genealogy room of the Kurth Memorial Library. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Pate and Barbara Warner of Lebanon, Kentucky; granddaughter, Kathleen Warner Eskridge and husband, Matthew Eskridge of Richmond, Kentucky; brother and sister-in-law, Joe Donald and Emma Lee Smith of Diboll, Texas; three nieces and two nephews. Mrs. Warner is preceded in death by her husband, Pate Smith Warner, Sr.; brother, L.D. Smith; and sister, Marguerite Chapman. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com. Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News on June 18, 2013