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May 13, 2014

Paul Revere Warren

Paul Revere Warren

ORANGE — Paul Revere Warren was born in Center on August 10, 1917 and passed away at age 96 on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Orange. He was the son of Mac Duff and Annie Brinkley Warren.

 

Paul’s father, Mac Duff, was the first graduate of Stephen F. Austin (SFA) State University.  While his father was enrolled at SFA, Paul was one of the young students that participated in the learning lab classes which trained future teachers.

 

Paul’s mother, Annie Brinkley Warren, was Postmaster in Neuville, when the trains still made regular stops there.

 

To attend high school, Paul rode his horse 10 miles, from Neuville to Center.

 

Paul always had many stories to share and scars to show from his adventures, jumping and crawling through the barbed wire fences to swim in the creeks on the way home from school.  

 

As a young man, Paul worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps (which he himself referred to as “The Tree Army”) which built parks all over the state of Texas.  One of the best-known parks is Boykin Springs in The Angelina National Forest located near Sam Rayburn Lake.

 

While attending SFA, Paul met and married Annie Mae Craig in 1936. It came as a surprise to the couple when they realized their wedding day fell on Halloween!

 

During World War II, Paul was in the Merchant Marines, stationed in Catalina Island, California. While he was on duty his only child, Frances Ann Warren Henley, was born in Center.

 

After leaving the Merchant Marines, the family moved to Orange, where Paul worked at Livingston Shipyard as a locksmith, then at DuPont Sabine River Works as a machinist, until he retired.

 

Paul was a mechanic and could work on most any automobile or piece of machinery. He enjoyed gardening, yard work along with following and investing in the stock market.

 

Paul Warren was preceded in death by his wives, Annie Mae Warren and Margarette Wilkinson Warren, and by his daughter, Frances Ann Warren Henley.

 

Paul is survived by his son-in-law, Duane Henley Sr.; 4 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, grandson, Duane Henley, Jr. of Dallas; his children Trevor, Georgia, and Lily; grandson,  Paul Henley of Orange,; his family, Glenetta (wife), children, Alana, Taylor, Cory and Shelby; grandson, Jeff Henley, Sr. of Austin; his family, Marla (wife), children, Erin and Jeffrey Jr., and granddaughter, Laura Henley Quigley  of Pacifica, CA; her family, Peter Quigley (husband), children, Pierce and Abigail.

 

A Christian Graveside Ceremony and Burial will take place on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Hallsville Cemetery in Hallsville, Texas.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Duane Henley Sr., Duane Henley, Jr., Paul Henley and Jeff Henley, Sr.

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