Obituary For Mary Jewel Warren

November 29, 1930 - January 11, 2021

Mary “Jewel” Warren, 90, passed away Monday morning, January 11, 2021, at UNC-Rockingham Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center in Eden.

A graveside service will be held at 12 Noon on Thursday, January 14, at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens. Reverend Buddy Self, pastor of Stoneville Christian Church, will officiate.  She will lie in repose on Wednesday 12 Noon to 6 PM at Fair Funeral Home for those wishing to come by to pay their respects.

Born November 29, 1930 in Rockingham County, NC, Jewel was the daughter of the late Clyde Everette Warren and Nannie Harbour Warren.  She was a 1949 graduate of Leaksville High School and a faithful member of Stoneville Christian Church where she attended regularly until COVID became an issue. Jewel spent 40+ years employed by Western-Southern Life Insurance Company.  In her retirement she was very active in the community.  She spent years as a volunteer at Morehead Memorial Hospital and with the Salvation Army.  Jewel also worked the polls on Election Day for many years. 

She is survived by her brothers, Jerry Warren (Nancy) of Winston-Salem and Don Warren of Stoneville; sister, Brenda Gilbert (Larry) of Winston-Salem; sister-in-law, Patsy Warren of Lynchburg, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Garvin, Mert and Pete Warren; sisters, Reba Hancock and Dera Santos; three nieces and one nephew.

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