Barbara Ellen (Harter) Warner

May 3, 1931 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 89)


Barbara Ellen Harter Warner, 89, rural Mexico, passed away at 10:06 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.

Born May 3, 1931, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of Russell and Velma (Fouts) Harter.  On November 15, 1953, at the Denver Brethren Church in Denver, Indiana, she was married by the Rev. Albert Ronk to Fred Nelson Warner, and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2014.

She was a graduate of Jefferson Township High School in Mexico, Indiana.  She was a member of the Mexico Church of the Brethren.  

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Warner and husband Ed Koolish, Fishers; and Lorraine Chilcutt and husband, Robert, Peru; two grandsons: Cory Chilcutt and wife Heather and Daniel Chilcutt and wife Amy, five great grandchildren: Kyndal, Gaby, Caiden, Macy, and Emry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one son, Mark Harter Warner.

Funeral services for family and close friends will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Mexico Church of the Brethren with Pastor Matt Myers officiating.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico.  

Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. on Monday, at the McClain Funeral Home, Denver.  Facemasks are required for all attending the visitation and service. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenlawn Cemetery Association.  

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements. 


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February 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
February 23, 2021

10:30 AM
Mexico Church of the Brethren
4460 N Mexico Road
Mexico, IN 46958

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