Jean Warren Ganzel

May 31, 1934 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 87)


Jean Warren Ganzel, 87, of West End, NC passed away on Saturday May 21, 2022 at her residence. She was born in Arcadia, Nebraska daughter of the late Aubrey Warren and Zetha Mae Hendrickson Warren.

Ms. Ganzel was an ordained Presbyterian minister, and served as a head pastor at Falkland Presbyterian Church (Falkland NC), Eureka Presbyterian (Carthage, NC), Sunnyside Presbyterian (Fayetteville, NC), Candor Presbyterian (Candor, NC), First Presbyterian (Mt. Gilead, NC), and Groves Memorial (Gloucester Point, VA).

She was an avid piano player, singer, song writer, seamstress, cook, and creative writer. She received a doctoral degree from Union Seminary in Richmond, VA and was Valedictorian at Sutherland High School, Sutherland, NE.

A funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon, May 27, 2022 in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home with Rev. David Huffman officiating. Burial will follow in the Wake Forest Cemetery.

Ms. Ganzel is survived by her children, Jennifer G. Sherman-Hodge (Bryan) of Wake Forest, Grandchildren: Alexandria J. Sherman, and Benjamin C. Sherman; Susan J. Moore (Clayton) Granddaughter Tiffany M. Moore of San Antonio, Texas; Steven K. Ganzel (Mary) of Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Her siblings, Barbara Hendrix, Bruce Warren, Gail Little (Jim), and Michael Warren.

Friends may visit with the family from 1:00PM - 2:00PM prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587.


May 27, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center
405 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Celebration of Life
May 27, 2022

2:00 PM
Bright Funeral Home

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