Warner "Dean" Little

February 9, 1932 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 89)


Warner "Dean" Little, age 89 of Bloomingdale, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 10, 2021 while surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Howard, Indiana on February 9, 1932 to the late Kelly Earl & Opal Norene (Marshall) Little.

Dean graduated from Tangier High School in 1950 and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On October 21, 1961 he married the love of his life, Beverly Sue Hutson, who survives. He worked at Olin/Flexel in Covington for 40 years as an inspector and in the lab. He had a great love for baseball, was a pitcher and played on several baseball leagues and pitched several no hitters. He enjoyed golfing, gardening and loved attending the grandkids sports games.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bev; 4 children, Douglas Dean Little, Ramona Sue (Dan) Woods, Lisa (Gene) Daugherty, and Kathy Little-Phillips; a sister, Lila (Rich) Crum-Ritz; 9 grandchildren, Phil (Ally) Woods, Ben (Michaela) Woods, Jeff (Elizabeth) Woods, Cortney (Ken) Riley, Miranda (David) Waltrip, Carmen (Josh) Stevens, Ian Daugherty, Travis (Ashley) Little, and Ashley Little; 13 great grandchildren, Eliza, Gemma, Casen, Jaxson, Griffin, Nash, Isabella, Jossi, Javier, Alexander, Zoey, Aleyah, and RyAnna; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joe Little and Kelly Lee Little; and three sisters, Norma Cruse, LaVeta Millikan, and Linda Collings.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st Street in Kingman on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. The funeral will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 11:00am at the funeral home with Pastors Loren Stephens and Doug Newnum officiating. The service will be recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at Burial will follow at Rush Creek Cemetery with military honors. Memorial donations may be given to Prairie Creek Baptist Church, c/o Irene Norman, 3304 S Meridian Road, Kingman, IN 47952. Share memories and condolences online at

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September 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Care
203 S 1st Street, PO Box 100
Kingman, IN 47952

Funeral Service
September 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Sanders Funeral Care
203 S 1st Street, PO Box 100
Kingman, IN 47952

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Prairie Creek Baptist Church
c/0 Irene Norman, 3304 S Meridian Road, Kingman IN 47952

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