Jerald Winfred Warrick

Published 11:57 am Friday, July 30, 2010

Jerald Winfred Warrick died Friday, July 23, 2010, at his home in Vicksburg. He was 73.

Mr. Warrick, a former New Orleans resident, had worked for more than 30 years as an elementary school teacher and high school guidance counselor in the U.S. Army, Cleveland Metropolitan School District in Ohio, New Orleans Public Schools and Jefferson Parish School System.

Mr. Warrick was a lifelong member of True Vine M.B. Church in New Orleans.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, Solomon Warrick and Alberta Baxter; two sisters, Lucille and Marion Baxter; and a brother, Matthew Warrick.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Bass Warrick of Vicksburg; a son, Winfred Warrick of New York, N.Y.; three sisters, Ida Farria, Elaine Steward and Ruby Brown, all of New Orleans; and other relatives.

Celebration of Life services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1917 Heather Place. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.