Bernadine Winstead Warner, 88, died peacefully on Friday, October 29, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones.
Bernadine was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She was an active member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church for over 50 years where she held multiple leadership roles and developed many cherished friendships. She was a teacher at Royce Reading Center and Savannah Country Day School. She was a longtime member and past president of P.E.O. Service Organization. Some of the things she enjoyed most throughout her life were spending time with her family, playing bridge with her friends, visiting her homeplace in Roxboro, N.C., and taking cruises with her "cruise group."
Bernadine is survived by her husband, Charles H. Warner, Jr. and children, Loring W. Wright (Gary), and Charles H. Warner, III (Margery), and seven grandchildren, Harrison, Addison (Emily), Benjamin (Larissa), Molly, Happy, Rebecca, and Gavin and her siblings, Jane W. Winstead, and Isaac Addison (Butch) Winstead (Hilda), and her in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Barbee, Ms. Linda Hill, Ms. Ginger Gibbons, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Daniel Winstead, Sr., her brother, Lewis Daniel Winstead, Jr. and sister, Jessie Winstead Nicholson Jones.
The family will receive visitors at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel on Friday, November 5th from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
A memorial service, celebrating her life, will be held at White Bluff Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 6th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception in the church social hall.
Our deepest condolences. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
- Faye Rees and Family , Savannah , GA
I'm saddened to hear about the loss of such a loved person. My condolences to Charles and the family.
- James Blackburn, Savannah, Georgia
We are praying for you at this sad time, and we thank God for Bernadine's faithful witness.
- Kyle, Marianne, Marisa and Austin Romanat, Pineville , NC
So many amazing memories from my youth of the Warner family. Bernadine was an amazing women. She will be missed.
- Mary Hagman Salter, Montgomery, Alabama
So many sweet memories of a beautiful woman, mother, neighbor and friend. I have not enough words to completely describe Bernadine, the love, kindness, joy and hope she shared daily with all in our neighborhood. My prayers are spoken for all who were touched by her life. Carroll Cash
- Carroll Cash, Summerville , South Carolina
Sorry for your loss, I didn’t know your mom but she must have been an amazing lady! I know all the family was very close and have a strong faith. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
- Pat Franklin, Charlotte , NC
Loring, please accept condolences related to the death of your mother. A life of service to God and others reveals much. Earth's loss is heaven's gain. There are memories of your time in Effingham which are not unforgotten. Sincerely, Keith
- RONALD URBANO KEITH MARTIN, SHAWNEE, SPRINGFIELD, GA
I am very sorry for your family's loss. I remember her and my mother talking about childhood stories when she came to Roxboro.
- Diana Jeffries (Pinky Abbitt Dickerson's daughter), Timberlake, NC
Aunt Bernadine was an amazing woman! She made a difference in so many lives. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. So sorry for your loss.
- Danny Winstead & Tammy Morris, Roxboro, NC
Charles and family - we are so sorry to hear of Bernadine’s passing. She was always a pleasure to be with and one of our favorite people. Charlie, we enjoyed our trip to New York with you and Bernie so much and all of the good times we shared with y’all. Our thoughts are with you and family.
- George & Ellen Powers, Savannah, GA
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF BERNADINE'S PASSING. I REMEMBER HER FROM THE MY TIME GROWNING UP ACROSS THE DRIVE FROM THE WINSTEAD'S. SHE WAS A SWEET PERSON. SHE WILL BE MISSED. LOVE TO THE FAMILY.
- JESSIE KATHRYN WALKER, ROXBORO, NC
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to Mr. Warner and the entire famiy. Prayers for strength and healing during this difficult time.
- Maureen Gallagher, Richmond Hill, Ga
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- Family Will Receive Friends
- 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Fri, November 05, 2021
- Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (map)
Savannah GA 31406
- Memorial Service
- 11:00 a.m. on Sat, November 06, 2021
- White Bluff Presbyterian Church
10710 White Bluff Road (map)
SAVANNAH GA 31406