Shirley Margaret (Drayer) Warren

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Shirley Margaret (Drayer) Warren, 89, Greencastle, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011.

Born Sept. 16, 1921 to Joseph and Shirley (Martin) Drayer, she was a graduate of North High School and the Ohio State University. She served in the WAVES during World War II.

She was married to Perry Selby Warren and he preceded her in death in 1988.

She is survived by her daughter Elena Wilson and husband Wesley of Greencastle; son Wesley Warren of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren, Sarah Wilson, Benjamin Wilson, Abigail Wilson, Machanna Warren and Angelica Warren; one great-granddaughter, Gabriella Warren; and several nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband Perry, brother Joseph Drayer Jr. and sister Ailene Weber.

Visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at Union Cemetery, 3349 Olentangy Road, Columbus, Ohio, with a graveside service beginning at 11 a.m. Arrangements are being handled by Rutherford Funeral Home, Columbus.

An evening fellowship of friends (open house) will be held to celebrate Shirley's life at her residence, 620 Anderson Street, Greencastle, on Tuesday Aug. 23, from 6-9 p.m.