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Jackie Allen Warner, 81, of Vera, rural Vandalia, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at his home.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown, with the Rev. Joe Lawson officiating and military rites accorded by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 of Vandalia and Brownstown VFW Post #9770. Memorials: Donor’s choice. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com
Jackie Allen Warner was born on Jan. 16, 1940, in Vandalia, the son of Jackson A. and Iva May (Davis) Warner. He married Mary Carolyn Koonce on Oct. 17, 1959, and together they shared 61 years of marriage. Jackie was a boilermaker for the Boilermakers Local 363 out of Belleville. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963-65. Jackie loved to work on old cars, and was a member of Chapter U Gold Wing Road Riders Association. He was also a member of the Brownstown VFW Post 9770, Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95, and former member of Vandalia VFW Post 3862 and Vandalia Moose Lodge 1447.
He is survived by his wife; son, Johnnie Warner of Vandalia; brothers, Richard Warner and wife Debbie, and Tommy Warner; sisters, Betty Lou Tipton and Theresa Ellis; grandchildren, Keri Warner, Taylynn Buckley and Hayden Buckley; and great-grandchildren, Mallory Hoenig and Brantley Warner.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank, David and Johnnie Warner; and sisters, Beulah Keppler and Daisy Oary.