Obituaries 3/28/01

John Henry Warren, Sr.

John Henry Warren, Sr. passed away March 18 in Phoenix at St. Joseph's Hospital. He moved from Arkansas to McNary in 1956. There he worked for Southwest Forest Industries until 1956. He moved to Winslow from McNary in 1956 and worked for the Arizona State Department of Transportation. He retired from the Department of Transportation in 1988. He was an accomplished quartet singer. Through his singing career he met his beautiful wife, Johnnie M. Warren. She preceded him in death on February 15, 1999. He liked to go fishing with his friends and loved to serve the Lord, Jesus Christ.

Survivors include; sons, Reverend Michael Lee Kennedy of Los Angeles, California and John Henry Warren, Jr. of Chandler; daughters, Susan Maranda Warren of Winslow, and Belinda Faye Hernandez of Phoenix. His brothers and sisters are Helen Harbison, Odessa Swaggert, Mildred Brown, Chris Warren and Madison Bailey. His oldest living aunt is Mammie Dixon. He has 10 grandchildren (Michele Kennedy, Anthony Kennedy, Renee Clark, Venita Clark, Rose Warren, Octavia Warren, Westley Hernandez, Carlie Hernandez, Felicia Warren and Alex Hernandez) and two great-grandchildren (Milun Kennedy-Brown and Jim McCoy, Jr.)

His parents, Chris and Rosalie Warren-Bailey, his brother, David Lindale Warren, his sister Leatrice Simmons and his youngest son, Marcus Lafayette Warren preceded him in death.

Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Faith Temple Church of God In Christ at E. 4th and Pope in Winslow with Elder Roy Hadnot officiating. Interment followed in Desert View Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 23 at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel.

Donations may be made to the Arizona Kidney Foundation, 4019 N. 44th St. Suite #210, Phoenix, AZ 85018.

Greer's Scott Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Carl Weatherton

Funeral services for Mr. Carl Weatherton 74, were held Tuesday, March 27 at 11 a.m. at Sunland Lakeside Chapel, 15826 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City.

Carl Weatherton passed away on March 22 at the Boswell Hospital in Sun City. He was born in Spardra, Arkansas. He moved to Arizona from Arkansas in 1953. He was a teacher and coach in the Winslow public school for 32 years, retiring in 1985. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Mason's, Shriners and Elk's Club.

His survivors include: his wife, Gail Weatherton of Peoria; daughter Cheryl Ingram and son Jeff Weatherton; three grandchildren and three cousins.

Memorials may be sent to the Boswell Hospital, 10401 W. Thunderbird, Sun City, AZ 85351.

Sunland Mortuary of Sun City was in charge of the arrangements.


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