John Warren

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 23, 2009

John P. Warren
WAKEFIELD—John P. Warren, 91, formerly of the 200 block of Millfield Road, died Jan. 18, 2009, in Sentara Obici Hospital.
He was a native of Southampton County, and son of the late Phillip and Julia P. Warren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ester D. Warren.
Mr. Warren was retired as a custodian for Surry County school system.
He was a member of Union Hill United Church of Christ in Sedley, where he was a deacon for 40 years and treasurer for more than 40 years, member of the Male Chorus and the church custodian.
Survivors include his adopted daughter, Florine Powell of Philadelphia; one sister, Rowlean Whitney (Sidney) of Philadelphia; three brothers, the Rev. Richard Warren (Diane) of New York, the Rev. Lewis M. Warren (Viola) of Norfolk and Elbert Warren of Philadelphia; a devoted niece, Orris Crocker of Wakefield; a devoted nephew, Deacon Joseph A. Stith of Norfolk; a special caretaker, Virginia Scott; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral will be held at noon Saturday in Union Hill United Church of Christ in Sedley with the Rev. Randolph Burwell officiating.
Interment will follow in Union Hill United Church Cemetery.
The family will assemble at 2900 Milfield Road, Wakefield, at 11:15 a.m. Saturday for the procession to the church.
Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is handling arrangements.
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