COLUMBIA — Cecil Warren Sr. of Columbia died Thursday Oct. 10, 2013. He was 83.
Mr. Warren was born Jan. 30, 1930, in Muskogee, Okla., to Lawrence and Kathryn Smith Warren. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, his son Cecil Warren Jr. said.
"He was a hardworking man who kept the family together," said another son, Stephan Hester.
He is survived by four sons, Cecil Warren Jr., Gregory Warren and Stephan Hester of Columbia and Michael Smith of Moberly; three daughters, Deborah Reynolds, Priscilla Butler and Pastor Diane Chamberlain, all of Columbia; three brothers, Harold Warren Sr., Woodson Warren, and the Rev. Ray Warren, all of Columbia; 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Latter House Kingdom Ministries, 4914 Prairie Ridge St. A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.