Evelyn Warren

Published 2:38 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Evelyn T. Warren, 82, a resident of Bogalusa and the wife of the late Walter Warren Sr., passed away peacefully at the Resthaven Nursing Home on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

Mrs. Evelyn was born in Sunny Hill to the late Mr. and Mrs. (Annie Lee Huff) Murray Taylor of Sunny Hill. She was a member of the Salter Chapel A.M.E. Church, under the leadership of Pastor Willie Gautier. She was a retired worker of the Bogalusa Daily News.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her daughters, Leatrice Warren of New Orleans and Jacqueline Warren of Rosenberg, Texas; one son, Rickey (Stephanie) of Bogalusa; one sister, Martha Taylor Wilkerson of Picayune, Miss.; 10 grandchildren, Biyaka (Lionel) Williams of Gonzales, Dammon (Altondra) Warren Sr. of Abita Springs, Corey (Janice) Warren of Pearl River, Jaime (Charles) Buckhanan of Richmond, Texas, Jonathan (Julia) Anders of Chalmette, Tiffany and Ashley Willard of Memphis, Tenn., Myleeza Mingo of Houston, Texas, and Darriona and Darilyn Lee of Bogalusa; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and three children, Mr. Walter Warren Jr., Leattrice Tina Streeter and Christine Warren Willard; sisters, Geneva T. Brumfield, Laura T. Johnson, Alice Taylor and LeeAnn T. McGee; and brothers, Willie Taylor, James Taylor, Edward Taylor, Hollis Taylor and Bobby Ray Taylor.

The visitation will be held Friday, March 27, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the chapel of Cook-Richmond Funeral Home. Funeral services and burial will be held graveside at Bogalusa Cemetery on Saturday, March 28, at 11 a.m.