Funeral services for Warren Woodrow "Duce" Steen will be 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1, at Bethany Church of God near Poplar Creek, with burial to follow in the Bethany Cemetery. Dr. Duran Palmertree will officiate the services. Arrangements are entrusted to Oliver Funeral Home of Winona.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 31, at Bethany Church of God from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday, January 1 from 1:00 p.m. until service time.
Mr. Steen died at his home on Saturday, December 29, 2012. He was 87 years old.
Mr. Steen proudly served his fellow citizens for 25 years in law enforcement. He was a faithful member of Bethany Church of God and a United States Army
Mr. Steen is survived by his three daughters, Melissa Steen Crum (Robert), Deborah Steen Smith, and Teresa Steen Marter (Ricky); two sons, Terry Lane Steen (Kim) and Gerald Don Steen (Linda); sister, Deane Jones; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, with one on the way in June; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers will be Jeremy Hobbs, Brad Graham, Bryan Graham, Korey Steen, Jeffrey Steen, Keith Auttonberry, Chance Marter, Bubba Steen, and David McElroy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethany Cemetery Fund, 404 Friendship Road, Kilmichael, MS 39747 or to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 388, Winona, MS 38967.