Bonnie Kate Newman Warren, age 85, widow of Thomas "Bill" Warren, died on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at her residence.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Oral Kenneth Newman Sr. and Addie Marie Christmas Newman. Bonnie was a faithful member of Bible Fellowship Church. She was employed with Maddison Industries for more than 40 years. Her true joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas Kenneth Warren and his wife, Marilyn, and Richard L. Warren and his wife, Sue, both of Sumter; two sons-in-law, Samuel Burns of Columbia and Mark Lowder of Sumter; two brothers, William Richard Newman and his wife, Ann, of Sumter and Francis DeLorme Newman and his wife, Gloria, of Timmonsville; two sisters, Violet Lee Newman Pruitt of Wade, North Carolina, and Jennie Newman Seagale and her husband, Jack, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Rosemary Warren Burns and Debra Kay Warren Lowder; a brother, Oral Kenneth Newman Jr.; and a sister, Ellen Olivia Newman Tyson.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Bullock Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sumter Cemetery.

You may view the service via live stream at and clicking on the obituary of Bonnie N. Warren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Bullock Funeral Home.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.