Leona "Rita" Warren, Bushnell Leona "Rita" Warren, 87, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, in Sumterville.. She attended Gant Lake Baptist Church and was a member of West Jacksonville Advent Christian Church. Mrs. Warren was retired from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. and she was a lifetime member of N.A.E.O.P. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Samuel Warren, and daughter, Lynn Gail Marco. She is survived by: daughter, Linda Warren Smith (James B. Smith, III), Bushnell; son, Rev. Dr. Thomas Samuel Warren II (Shelly), grandchildren: Shannon Miller Woodard (Terry), Kristen Marco Folsom (Chris), Malia Marco Panos, Michelle Marco Bingley (Alex), Holli Moore Young, Jared Wade Warren, Darrick Andrew Warren; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Jeanette Peeples, Kingsland, Ga. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to Lane Purcell Hospice House, 2452 CR 526E, Sumterville, FL 33585. A service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. (visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. - prior to service) at Gant Lake Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell..
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