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“Steve and Sandy Warnock, and Katie and Brian Nettles and family, Sorry for the loss of your mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. I remember...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jeanne Newhart - Mount Holly, NC

“What a godly legacy she leaves; what a godly inheritance she receives. Ellen, and your entire family: I trust you will be comforted by the same power...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Gerig Huggins - Summerville, SC

“Ellen and Kimberly, I am very sorry about your loss--I am sure Ms. Warnock was a very nice and good person. You are in my prayers. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Flay Merrill - Conway, SC

“Ellen and family Your mother,Grandmother was dear to my heart. I will always cherish the time I had with her I love all of you. Love jeanie glover ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“MAY THE THOUGHT OF KNOWING THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS SHARE IN YOUR GRIEF BRING YOU A MEASURE OF COMFORT.PLEASE READ PROV 17:17 ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH

“Mrs Warnock was a very precious lady, never met anyone like her. She will be missed by all who knew her. I know she is in God" s care now, she set a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Mike & Becky McDonald - SC

“My condolences on your loss ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda McClure - Stanley, NC

“This lady was truly a wonderful Christian lady. She lived her life totally for Jesus and was an inspiration to me as a young child and for the times...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Coleman Lanning - Valdese

“Lydia and I lift up you and your Family in your loss. May God continue to bless and comfort each and everyone! ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Gary & Lydia Maples - Gastonia, NC

“Heartfelt condolences to the family of this beautiful lady. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Markham - Matthews, NC


11 of 13 | Posted by: Jimmy Manning - Benson, NC

“There will never be another "Sis. Warnock"! She will be greatly missed!Prayers & love goes out to the family--which had her a LONG LONG time--...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Radford - Dallas NC

“Our prayers for you all, may you find peace & comfort and of course knowing she is with our Lord & Savior !! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Connie & Jim Finn - Cornelius, NC


Sarah Warnock
1913 - 2017

Gastonia – Mrs. Sarah Artense Lanning Warnock, 103 passed away peacefully on August 10, 2017 at Alexandria Place.

She was born November 12, 1913 in Hendersonville, NC, the daughter of the late Dock Franklin Lanning and Lular Jane Lanning.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Archie Howard Warnock; sisters, Effie Poole, Quartez Hammond, Lillie Duncan and brother, Foy Lanning; grandson, Jonathan David Warnock; great grandson, James David Hicks.

Mrs. Warnock retired in 1994 after working many years in men's alterations with various department stores (Efird's Department Store, Belk Department Store and J.C. Penny).
Sarah was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed! She was a member of the Lowell Church of God. Mrs. Warnock was a seamstress and a homemaker.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving children, David Edwin Warnock and wife Phyllis; Sarah Ellen Warnock Hester and husband J. Herman; Joseph Alvin Warnock; Paul Franklin Warnock and wife Patricia; James Alton Warnock and wife Marilyn and Stephen Archie Warnock and wife Sandy;
Grandchildren, Karen Hicks and husband Barry; Kristin Harrington and husband Mike; Kimberly Huffstetler; Kent Hester; Bryon Warnock and wife Deena; Monty Warnock and wife Jada; Alana Sosebee and husband Gerald; Beth Howard; Cheryl Borchardt and husband Steven; Katie Glyn Nettles and husband Brian;
Great-Grandchildren, Hannah Braddock and husband Austen; Claire Hicks; Rebekah and Colin Harrington; Heather, Lauren and Jenna Huffstetler; Taylor McConnell, Jacob and Adam Warnock; Madison and Abby Warnock; Sarah Sosebee; Kacee Griffin; Sumner Howard; Landon, Isaac, Leah and Marah Borchardt; MS Nettles; DJ Nettles and GG Nettles;
sister-in-law, Lucile Warnock Kulwich and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 2:45 p.m., prior to the service with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Lowell Church of God, 804 West First Street, Lowell, North Carolina with Reverend Joe Heffner, Reverend Joel Shores, Reverend Paul Collins and Reverend Roger Wentz.

Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park, Hillcrest I section
Pallbearers will be Bryon Warnock, Monty Warnock, Jacob Warnock, Kent Hester, Barry Hicks, Mike Harrington and honorary pallbearer, Colin Harrington.

Memorials may be made to Lowell Church of God and flowers are accepted.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.

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Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service
2916 Union Rd. Gastonia, NC 28054
Tel. (704) 864-5144

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