Eula Mae Warren

Eula Mae Warren Eula Mae "Punkin" Warren, 90, died in Plainview, Texas, on Feb. 10, 2013, after a lengthy illness, and will be buried in private graveside services at Laurel Land Cemetery in Dallas. She was born Nov. 12, 1922, in Scurry County, Texas, to Isaac and Eula Beatrice Smallwood. The youngest of nine siblings, she was known all her life as "Punkin" by her family and friends. She married Leonard Murl Rogers in May 1940. He died Jan. 12, 1965. She married Alvis Derwood "Woody" Warren on June 30, 1973. He died June 30, 1998. Her daughter, Linda Kay Rogers Lyle, died on Feb. 11, 2003. Punkin was a graduate of Colorado City High School (Class of 1939) and attended the University of Texas at Arlington and Wayland Baptist University. In 1947, she learned to fly her own airplane, a Stetson Voyager. She was a successful business woman and real estate developer in Dallas for many years. While she lived in Dallas, Punkin was a member of First Baptist Church of Dallas, where she taught the high school girls' Bible class. In Plainview, she was a member of Ninth & Columbia Church of Christ, which she joined with her husband Woody Warren. She was a consummate cook, known for her chocolate and coconut pies, which she generously shared with friends, neighbors and charities. She is survived by her son, Jerry Lynn Rogers and his wife Karolyn of Midland, Texas; her son-in-law, Paul Lyle of Plainview; her granddaughter, Leah Kay Lyle Gabriel of Southlake; her grandson, John Paul Lyle of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and four great-grandchildren.


Published in Plainview Daily Herald from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2013