Edna Vivian Cordes Warren

Edna Vivian Cordes Warren, 92, former resident of Kingman and Hackberry, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, in Chandler. Edna was born Feb. 9, 1917, in Humbolt, Ariz., to Charles and Mary Cordes of Cordes, Ariz.

Edna married H.V. (Vernon) Warren on June 14, 1944, in Prescott. Edna and Vernon lived in Crown King, Kingman, Hackberry, Seligman and Page as well as many other locations around the state while Vernon worked road construction. For the past 10 years, Edna has lived at the Arizona Pioneer Home in Prescott.

Her husband, Vernon; her parents; her brothers, Henry E. Cordes, Raymond C. Cordes and Warren O. Cordes; sister, Ruby E. McGee; and granddaughter, Kelly Whitehead preceded Edna in death. Edna is survived by her brother, Cal Cordes of Prescott; her children, Charles V. Warren (Priscilla) of Fayetteville, N.C., Helen Masten (Bud Henager) of Pima, Ariz., Joe Warren (Irene) of Sterling, Ark., Elizabeth Steele (Lonnie) of Stark City, Mo., Mary McGetrick (Mike) of Duncan, Ariz., John Warren (Vivian) of Page and Verna Starr (Tom) of St. David, Ariz. Fifteen grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren also survive her.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Heritage Memory Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of the Valley.

Heritage Memory Mortuary is caring for the family.