Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 17, 2009
Reuben Junius Warren, age 60, of the 300 block of Maple Street, died Friday, October 16, 2009, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC.
Mr. Warren was born in Northampton County on July 8, 1949, a son of the late Reuben and Lucile Wheeler Warren. He was a member of Meherrin Baptist Church and the American George Masonic Lodge #17 AF & AM, where he had served as past master, being the youngest to ever serve in that capacity.
When Junius’ sons were younger, he enjoyed coaching the little league teams that they played on. Junius had 30 years of service with Farm Bureau Insurance, serving as an agent and later as agency manager in the Murfreesboro office.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Yvonne Forehand Warren of the home; two sons, Jason Dallas Warren and his wife, Barbie Winslow Warren, of Durham, NC and Brad McLellan Warren of Murfreesboro; a sister, Joyce Parham of Capron, VA; and his faithful companion, “Bogey”.
A graveside celebration of life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, 2009, at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro with the Rev. Dr. Frank Lowe officiating. Masonic Rites will be conducted.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Elizabeth Sewell Parker Library, P.O. Box 186, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855, or to the Robert E. Lee III Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Chowan University, One University Place, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Warren family.