Services for Willie Michael Warren were held Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Christian Life Apostolic Church with the Rev. Benny Alford and the Rev. Hank Pilgrim officiating. Burial followed in Christian Life Apostolic Cemetery in DeKalb. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Warren, 25, of Union, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at his residence.

He was born and reared in the Forestdale community of Neshoba County. He attended Neshoba Central and in 2006 began working with the City of Philadelphia. Mr. Warren was a member of Christian Life Apostolic Church. He loved his wife of four years, his family, his church and his church family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Summer Paige Warren of Union; parents, Richard "Red" and Linda Gail Warren of Philadelphia; paternal grandparents, Willie E. and Wilma Warren of Philadelphia; brothers, Dusty Warren and his wife, Tabitha of Philadelphia and Robert Warren and his wife, Summer of Philadelphia; brother-in-law, Chas Lashley; nieces, Lori Warren, Erica Warren and Elliot Warren; nephews, Bobby Warren, Tommy Warren, Eli Warren and Gavin Gray; four aunts and four uncles.

Mr. Warren was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Walter J. and Faye Thomas.

Pallbearers were Chas Lashley, Justin Pitts, Clifton Pitts, Michael Stepp, Randall Jenkins and Jonathan Pilgrim. Honorary pallbearers were Tony Bounds, Marty Lashley, Michael Giles and Jonathan Pilgrim.