Russell Allen Warren

Russell Allen Warren

Russell Allen Warren, 55, of North Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Rev. James Wingler and Mr. Clayton Warren officiating. The body will lie In state from 11:30 a.m. to noon prior to the service at the church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 22 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park.

Russell was born Sept. 14, 1965, in Wilkes County to Jim Lee and Freda Pearl Benge Warren. He retired from Lowes Companies and from NCDOT.

Russell was predeceased by his parents.

Russell is survived by his wife, Sylvia Ann Thornton Warren of the home; two daughters, Carolyn Harris of North Wilkesboro and Patty Johnson and husband, Kert, of Millers Creek; two sons, Scotty Royal and Kaison Shepherd of North Wilkesboro, and Benny Royal of Alva, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, Casey Royal, Devon Harrold, Nicholas Harris, Lucas Harrold, Alex Harrold, Brittney Harris, Morgan Royal, Hailey Royal, Amber Harrold, Emma Johnson and Jeremiah Johnson; and two brothers, Clayton Ray Warren of West Jefferson and Charles Clyde Call and wife, Tonya, of Purlear.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 9, North Wilkesboro, N.C., 28659, or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.

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