R. Junius Warren

October 16, 2009


MURFREESBORO – 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 on Sunday, October 18, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., 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.

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Peggy Mulder Newsome
14 years ago

Junius’s Family

I am so sorry to hear about Junius.I met him many years back about 1974 when I started working with Carolina Telephone.Junius was always such a nice and friendly person.I pray for your family.The lost of a love one is never eazy,but if God brings you to this he will bring you through it.

Peggy Gardner
14 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. I never met Junius but my cousin, Betty Fisher, informed me of his death and I discovered he was a third(?) cousin. My grandfather was James Warren and he was married to Ruby Joyner. My mother was Margaret Whitley Warren married to James Parker. My aunts and uncles are Gilbert Warren, Emmett Warren, John Warren, Nellie Gray, and Brownie Askew, all are now deceased. I know all my first cousins but beyond that I don’t know any. I wanted to send my condolences. God bless you and your family.

Paula Parker Price
14 years ago

Yvonne,Jason,Brad,Brother – My prayers go out to all of you. Junius was like family! Never will forget the time Daddy was so sick in ’98 and Junius would always come over to see if we needed anything. He was there by our side more than once. He’s a good man and will be long remembered for his witt and good spirit. May God bless and comfort you!!

Speedy Warren
14 years ago

I’m sorry to hear of Junius passing away. He was a fine man and a friend of mine.He always had a way of making me laugh about something.He will surely be missed.May God bless the family.

Butch Flora
14 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. Growing up there he was one of the older guys I looked up to.He was a good freind back then to my brother Freddie and when he would come over to visit, my Parents would say of him what a find young man he was.I last saw him in Ralegh many years ago,but will always remeber him as a happy fun loving guy. HE will be missed! Butch Flora

Bunny Brady
14 years ago

Yvonne, My prayers are with you and the family. Junius was always so helpful to me when I needed help with insurance. I’ll be in NC during christmas and hope to see you thn.



Susan Winstead Russell
14 years ago

Yvonne, I am so sad to hear about Junius. He always had a smile on his face. Miss you. I’ll be praying for you.


Susan Winstead Russell

Josie Jenkins Cimini
14 years ago

Yvonne, Brad, Jason, and Barbie,

Sincerest condolences on the loss of Junius. I am sure this is a difficult time for you; know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

– Jo

Bill Taylor
14 years ago

Yvonne, I am truly saddened to hear about Junius. He has always been a true friend of mine, even though we have not seen each other for some time I often thought of him and you. I have so many memories of Junius and I will cherish them for a long time.

Thinking of you,

Jaye and Bill Taylor

SuEllen Askew
14 years ago

I am so very sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you.