Leo Warden, 92, of Humphrey passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017,
at his home.
Mr. Warden was born April 18, 1924, to Lonnie Leo Warden
and Effie Croft Warden. He was an Army/Air Corp World War II
veteran assigned to the 388th Bombardment Group,
Knettishall, England. He was also a member of Corinth Missionary
Baptist Church and the VFW.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his
wife, Maud Ellen Warden; seven brothers, Lynn Warden, Fred
Croft, Leo Croft, Ralph Croft, Wallace Croft, Lewis Warden and
DeWayne Warden; and eight sisters, Jenna Lee Owens, and Patsy,
Naomi, Sue, JoAnn, Thelma Jean, Ida Marie and Addie Sue.
Survivors are his children, Calvin Brent Warden (Barbara)
of Pine Bluff and Shelia Bednar (Larry) of Slovak; three
grandchildren, Jennifer Kesterson (Scott) of Centerton, Ark.,
Bart Bednar of Carlisle and Angie Yarbrough (Jeff) of Rogers;
seven great-grandchildren, Kiley, Emma, Ashlyn, Nathan, Jack,
Sophie and Jacob; one brother, Richard Warden (Susan) of
Mississippi one sister-in-law, Josie Croft of White Hall; and
three brothers-in-law, J.C. Wood (June) and Jo Wood (Louise) of
Pine Bluff and Tommy Wood of Stuttgart.
Visitation is 9:00 a.m. Saturday at Turpin Funeral Home
with funeral services, officiated by Bro. John Young, beginning
at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Flynn Cemetery.
His family would like to thank Hospice Home Care for the
special care and compassion given to our dad during this time.
requests memorials be made to Corinth Missionary Baptist Church,
%Thomas Ryan, 200 Highway 13, Humphrey, Ark., 72073; Hospice
Home Care, 3135 W. 28th St., Pine Bluff, Ark. 71603;
or the donorís choice.