Jewel Maxine Warner

Chinook, Wash., resident, 88Jewel Maxine Warner, 88, died Saturday, April 4, 2004 at her home in Chinook, Wash.

Mrs. Warner was born Feb. 27, 1916 in Mauldin, Ark., to George and Ruth DePriest Ward.

She married Clem Warner in 1933 at the First Christian Church in Longview, Wash. Mr. Warner died in 1982.

Along with 12 other family members, Mrs. Warner moved to Longview in 1927 when she was 11 years old. After her marriage, Mrs. Warner became a homemaker and later a mother.

A longtime visitor to Chinook, Mrs. Warner often camped on the lot which would later become her riverfront home. After Mr. Warner retired in 1965, the Warners traveled to Mexico every year until his death.

In her younger years, family members say Mrs. Warner enjoyed hunting and fishing and always bagged her own buck and caught salmon by the boat load. She was a past worthy matron of the Longview Chapter of Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the Seaview (Wash.) Baptist Church. Family members say she loved her family and grandchildren.

Mrs. Warner is survived by a daughter, Joyce Warner Otterson of Chinook; two sons, Gary Warner of Palm Springs, Calif., and Dave Warner of Mexico; a sister, Juanita Touchette of Auburn, Wash.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

A memorial is 12:30 p.m. April 18 at Seaview Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church in care of Penttila's Chapel by The Sea, P.O. Box 17, Long Beach, WA 98631, which is in charge of arrangements.


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