Susan (Chittick) Warnke

December 15, 1946 ~ December 20, 2016 (age 70)

Susan Chittick Warnke of Greensboro, GA, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Greene Point Health Care and Rehab in Union Point, GA. She was 70. Susan was born on December 15, 1946 in La Jolla, CA, the daughter of the late William Page Chittick and Mary Luana Kyle. She graduated from La Jolla High School where she sang in the Madrigal Choir.  After high school she attended the University of California, Los Angeles.  Susan married  Richard Warnke in Lake Tahoe, NV on May 28, 1983. Susan's career spanned twenty-five years in the insurance industry, retiring June 1, 2000 from AIG Insurance Company, where she was the Casualty Claims Director for complex accounts.  After retirement, Richard and Susan moved to Lake Oconee in Greensboro.  During her working career, Susan received several professional designations and awards, including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Casualty Claim Law Associate.  Susan had a lifetime love of music, singing and playing the guitar.  She was also an avid reader and gardener and was a wiz at crossword and other puzzles. She had an enduring love of family.


In addition to her husband, Richard Warnke of Greensboro, GA, she is survived by sons, William Shelley Manzer, Scott Richard Warnke; daughters, Jenny Manzer and Leigh Warnke; sisters, Gini Kyle and Sally Shackleford; grandsons, Cory Fraikes, Alexander Manzer, Hunter Manzer; granddaughter, Adara Lowrey; great grandsons, Mason McHugh and James Lowrey; great granddaughter, Vivienne Lowrey; other family members and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her father, mother and sister, Judith Kyle Clark.


Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Jenny Manzer officiating. The family request any memorials be made to The Pilot Club of Greene County, Inc. P O Box 122, Greensboro, GA 30642 for their service in Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other related brain disorders. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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