Jimmy Lewis Warren Memorial

Jimmy Warren, 81, passed away on July 20, 2022, in Oxford, MS.

Jimmy had a long history involving Delta State University both in sports and education. He was an All American and All State star football player when he attended Shaw High School where he was a 6 year letterman. After high school, Jimmy was awarded a football scholarship to Ole Miss where he played for the legendary Johnny Vaught.

In 1963, Jimmy transferred to Delta State and played for Head Coach Horace McCool for three years: 1963, 1964, and 1965. As a player Jimmy was a starter for Delta State all three years and team co-captain. After his playing days, Jimmy served as a student assistant to Coach McCool. As an undergraduate at Delta State, Jimmy graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Later, in 1971, Jimmy graduated from Delta State University with a Masters Degree in Education.

To honor the memory of Jimmy Warren, the family has requested that donations be made to Delta State University. Please use the donation form below to donate to areas dear to Mr. Warren or to a fund of your choice.