Warner, Larry Earl, Sr.

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December 25, 1939 - September 18, 2017

Warner, Larry Earl, Sr.

Larry Earl Warner, Sr. passed away on September 18, 2017 in Dallas Texas at the age of 77. Mr. Warner was born on December 25, 1939 in Jacksonville, Texas to E.R. and Verna Warner.

He was raised in the Kountze/Silsbee area where he graduated from Silsbee High School. Mr. Warner furthered his education at Abilene Christian University and Stephen F. Austin State University where he ran track and received his Bachelor’s Degree in health and science. He then earned his Master’s degree in education from McNeese State University. Mr. Warner loved to hunt, fish, watch football, and spend time with family. He was a well-loved coach and administrator throughout the Golden Triangle area. He and his wife were devoted and active members of the Fellowship Church of Christ where he was also a deacon and song leader. Mr. Warner was a loving father, husband, and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, E.R. and Verna Warner.

Those left to cherish his loving memory are, his loving wife Linda Warner of Celina, Texas; son Larry Warner, Jr. and wife, April of Frisco, Texas; daughter, Shannon Pousson and husband, Toby of Lake Charles, Louisiana; four grandchildren: Nash and Trent Warner and Kylie and Ty Pousson; and two brothers, Lynn Warner of Ledbetter, Texas and Royce Warner of Nacogdoches, Texas.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at First Baptist Church of Orange, Texas on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 2:00 P.M. and continue to the start of the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Larry’s name to the Leukemia Research Foundation.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252


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Cindy Elmore

October 04, 2017 8:37AM

I will always remember the professionalism and kindness shown to me during a rough time in my life. And then to get to sing with him leading at church was always a delight! May you be comforted by memories of special times...and those still to come. You are loved!

Karolyn Hancock Richardson

September 30, 2017 3:10PM

I treasure the many times we shared with the Warner family!
Always felt at ease when with Larry and Linda. Everyone was loved by them and everyone loved this beautiful couple!
Larry will always hold a special place in my heart!
So thankful he was able to touch so many people's lives with his gentle spirit!
God bless you, Linda, Larry Jr. and Shannon!
Much love!

Greg and Lori Bergeron

September 28, 2017 8:55PM

We are so sorry for your loss. We have wonderful memories of you and Mr. Larry from our time in Orange.

Sending you and your family our love and prayers.
Greg and Lori Bergeron

Belinda McKenzie Long

September 27, 2017 11:52AM

Linda, I am so very sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of getting to know y'all through church and at school. He was a fine man and much loved. Prayers for God's wonderful peace that passes understanding.
Love, Belinda

Ann Gray Spencer

September 27, 2017 10:02AM

Peace be with you and your family, Linda. Larry's life was a great testimony to God's love.

Margaret and Ronnie peveto

September 25, 2017 10:44PM


gene & Glenice Britain

September 25, 2017 10:45AM

So sorry about your loss.Know Larry will be close in thoughts today & always. The Britains,Gene,Glenice,Jeff & Monica.

Patty Cloeren

September 24, 2017 8:46PM

Linda, remembering you & your family in our thoughts and prayers. We are so saddened to hear of Larry's passing. There are such great memories to treasure forever.
Love always, Patty Cloeren

Phyllis Hagler

September 24, 2017 8:24AM

David and I send our love and prayers to family and friends of Larry. We meet Larry at Ninth & Elm Church of Christ in Orange, Texas were we raised our families. He was a Godly man and was a great example for all to follow. He will be remembered for his kindness and love for all.
David & Phyllis Hagler

Scott Pruter

September 23, 2017 6:21PM

My deepest sympathy to Linda and her Family.
Prayers for peace and strength.

Karen Colburn

September 23, 2017 3:09PM

Linda, I am so sorry. Larry was a special guy and you were a wonderful couple. Prayers for you and your family. Blessings, Karen and Dickie Colburn

Curt Hyde

September 23, 2017 12:45PM

Sorry for your loss, my condolences to the family

Sandi Welch Dobbs

September 23, 2017 11:51AM

My deepest condolences to the Warner family. Larry Sr. was a great man, always kind with quiet strength.

Sherri Hardesty

September 23, 2017 9:38AM

I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one - hugs n love

Gayle Schultz

September 23, 2017 8:25AM

I am truly blessed to have known Larry and had the privilege to work with him for many years. He was always kind, thoughtful and strong in his convictions. Larry and Linda made a positive impact through their work and lives with everyone they knew. My family and I are praying for your family and send our deepest sympathies.
Gayle, John, Jason and Shauna Schultz

Darrell Perkins (Class of 1980)

September 23, 2017 7:24AM

Thank you Coach for your lifes work. Thank you for setting a great example for so many. God Bless

Roxanne Whiteley

September 23, 2017 5:36AM

So very sorry for your loss. May memories of happier times carry you through the days ahead.

Elayne Talbot

September 22, 2017 10:47PM

Shannon, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Lee and Rose Coulter

September 22, 2017 10:02PM

Dear Linda and family,Our hearts are heavy to hear of the passing of Larry. We wish there was some way we could comfort you. We pray the Lord puts his armes around you. We all know Larry was a great singer, I can just see him singing with the angels for God. May our Lord bless you.

Pamela Stewart Willey

September 22, 2017 9:32PM

Thoughts and prayers to Linda and family. Loved Mr. Warner, a fine, fine man who truly loved to teach and coach. Glad he was a part of my life, he sure will be missed.

Joe and Nina maddox

September 22, 2017 9:23PM

Death brings pain that time can only heal,
No words could ease what we truly feel;
But with God, his joy is eternally sealed,
And cherish his memories that death can't even steal.
Lift up a smile for he is already in the paradise
Our Deepest Condolences

Marcus Shook

September 22, 2017 9:01PM

I was very sorry to hear about Larry's passing. He was such a wonderful Christian man. I had the privilege of knowing Larry as a fellow member of Ninth & Elm Church of Christ and Fellowship Church of Christ in Orange Tx. He was a great song leader and worked very hard in leading singing in the services. He was always an inspiration. Larry was easy to talk with and just a really fine person. I want to extend my condolences to all of Larry's family and to let you know I am praying for you at this time.
Marcus Shook

Josh Armstrong

September 22, 2017 8:25PM

So sorry to hear about Mr. Warner. Great memories from Junior High when he was the big, scary Asst. Principal. Luckily for me, the time I spent his office was just to chat. :) His door was always open. Dad and I were talking about him and Mrs. Warner tonight, and he was laughing and reminiscing about old times. My condolences to the family. Take solace in knowing he's at peace now and be comforted by the wonderful memories. Love and prayers from the Armstrong Family.

-Strain, Josh, and Jenifer