The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


May 1, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, May 1, 2014


Edward Jennings Stinnett

Edward Jennings Stinnett, 86, of Oak Hill, died April 22, 2014.

Entombment was April 24 at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Glen Walter Warden

Glen Walter Warden, 85, of Oak Hill, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on April 16, 2014, after a long illness.

Born Sept. 20, 1928, at Long Branch, he was the son of the late Milton Jay and Jency Evelyn Canterbury Warden. He also was preceded in death by a son, Paul Douglas Warden; a brother, Milton Edward (Mickey) Warden; a sister, Patsy Ruth Warden Compton; and a nephew, Randy Compton.

Glen graduated from Mullens High School in 1946 where he played football, basketball and baseball. He was inducted into the Mullens Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990.

He enjoyed working with young children and he was always willing to help anyone in need. He officiated high school football and basketball games and umpired Babe Ruth baseball.

Glen worked for several different coal companies as a surface mine foreman and retired at the age of 70.

He was a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church where he enjoyed Sunday school and the men’s Bible class.

Surviving: his wife, Louise Winkler Warden; a son, Glen Carter Warden and his wife, Barbara Lee Bright Warden, of Beckley; his daughters, Sherry Lynn Warden Martin and her husband, David, of Oak Hill, and Bobbi Gale Warden of Huntington; his grandsons, Douglas Fitzgerald and wife Pamela of Fayetteville,  and Scott Warden and wife Missy and Jason Warden and wife Shannon, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; step-granddaughter, Dawn Smith and husband Danny of Dothan; his great-grandsons, Ethan Warden and Gabriel Warden of Knoxville; great-granddaughters, Lauren Warden and Ainsley Warden of Knoxville; stepgreat-granddaughters, Sadie Martin of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Krystal Smith of Dothan; his brother, Jay C. Warden of Winchester, Ky.; sister, Marylane Warden Sandy and her husband, Robert, of Salem, Va.; brother-in-law, Carl Compton of Mullens; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

As a final act of giving, Glen donated his body to the Human Gift Registry at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the Oak Hill United Methodist Church with his grandson, Pastor Jason Warden, officiating.

Friends may call at the church one hour prior to services on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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