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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512


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October 25, 2006                       Page 4C


grady warren


Mr. Grady Warren, age 88, of Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006 in the Clay County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Warren was born on Dec. 29, 1917 in Union County, the son of the late Dallas Warren and the late Julie Grizzle Warren.  He was a native and lifelong resident of union County.  He was preceded in death by a son Jerry Warren and a daughter, Joy Dean Warren, brothers and sisters, Ruth Holcombe, Ralph warren, Clifford Warren and Lea Ford Warren.  Mr. Warren was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Warren are his loving wife of sixty-nine years, Vonnie Lou Warren, two daughters and one son-in-law, Eulene and Evon Deaver of Blairsville, Shirley Blankenship of Bonita Springs, FL, two sons, Monroe Warren of Murphy, NC, James Richard Warren of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, Glen and Thelma Warren of WA, three sisters and two brothers-in-laws, Geneva DeFolco of Canton, OH, Della and Bill Bowers of mineral Bluff, GA, Stella and Ben Shell of Idaho, two sister-in-laws, Grovie Warren of Suches, Lillie Warren of Blairsville, nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at 2 pm from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Ronald Broadhead officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Bryan Plott, Lowell Martin, Eric Hughes, Kevin Warren, Tim Blankenship and Ronnie Davis.  Interment followed in the  Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at