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Warner, Lucille

Warner, Lucille

Warner, Lucille

Date: Thursday, February 14, 1985

Interview 50a : Nurse Lucille Warner recalls her time in Diboll as the town and company nurse. Along with Dr. Dale and the doctors that followed him, Mrs. Warner treated company employees, their families, and Diboll's citizens when they were ill or injured. They delivered babies, treated wounds, performed medical tests, and dispensed medication from their office in the commissary or on house calls. Eventually, company insurance began to cover hospital births for babies, and Mrs. Warner and the doctor would travel to Lufkin to deliver Diboll's newest citizens. Mrs. Warner retired in 1976 as a plant nurse and secretary.