Polly Spencer Warren
1935 - 2020
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1935 - 2020

Polly Spencer Warren was called home by the Lord on June 5, 2020 in Bakersfield, California. She was born May 16, 1935, in Wewoka, Oklahoma She attended Bakersfield High School, where she participated in student government and the Interracial Council. However, most importantly, this is where she first met the love of her life, Harvey Warren. She graduated from Bakersfield High school in 1952. Polly and Harvey were married on August 24, 1957.

With a passion for academics, Polly attended Bakersfield College before transferring to San Francisco State University where she worked in the University's library. One of the highlights of her time in San Francisco was the opportunity to be a tennis instructor for the wife of Hall of Fame baseball player, Jackie Jensen.

Polly is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Edward and Ella Dee Spencer; her eldest sister, Mrs. Fern Matlock; brothers, Theophilus (Tony) Spencer, and Felton Spencer.

She is survived by her adoring husband, Harvey Warren; sons, Harvey Boston (Buzz) Warren II and Edward Lloyd (Ted) Warren; grandson, Harvey Boston (Trey) Warren III and his wife, Krista; great granddaughter, Seraphina Rose-Warren; sisters, Carvell Browning and Lea Spencer; brother, Bishop William Spencer and his wife, Sharon;, and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members, church family, and dear friends.

Visiting Hour: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Rucker's Mortuary, 301 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA. Memorial Service: Friday, June 19, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hodel's Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive Bakersfield, CA.

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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 17, 2020.
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June 26, 2020
Our deepest sympathies to Harvey, Buzz and Ted upon Polly's death.
She was a lovely lady and our neighbor of many years.
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June 18, 2020
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June 18, 2020
Well My Friend my cousin I Thank God to have been given the privilege to Fellowship with you and share the same Birthday. Rest Well Mrs. Polly❤ Cuzn Harvey, Buz & Ted you have my deepest Condolences BUT TRUST GOD! God will comfort HES BEEN - AND IS FAITHFUL! Love You Salina Higgins-Holmes.
Salina Higgins-Holmes
June 18, 2020
Polly Warren I will miss you so much! I am so thankful for your friendship, your honesty, and your sense of humor that made me laugh so hard sometimes! Im thankful that my daughters were able to get to know you over the years, because you are truly an inspiration to the women around you Polly. Rest In Peace. Until we meet again.
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June 17, 2020
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June 17, 2020
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June 17, 2020
A wonderful influence from a wonderful family.
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