Bro. Leroy Warren Jr.

Published 11:26 am Friday, August 8, 2014

Bro. Leroy Warren Jr. was born Sept. 15, 1949, to the union of the late Leroy Warren Sr. and Vergie Lee Warren. He departed this life Aug. 5, 2014, at the home of his sister, Mary Garrett, in Franklinton.

He joined Mount Carmel Baptist Church in 1981, and he served faithfully as a deacon, a missionary in the Vineyard of the Lord and as a chaplain at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He was a faithful witness to everyone he met. In 2005 he moved to Houston and put his membership (watch care) at Greater Hayes Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Vergie Warren Sr.; a wife, Juanita Warren; and one sister, Marilyn Watson.

He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memories his beloved wife, Shirley P. Warren; stepchildren, Troy D. Porter and Nicole August; four sisters, Mary (Keith) Garrett, Diana Brumfield, Betty (Talmus) Wilson and Kathy Brumfield; four brothers, Rodney (Stacy) Warren, Michael (Lucy Jean) Warren, Alfred (Carolyn) Warren Sr. and the Rev. Jerome (Paulette) Warren Sr.; nine step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, other relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Greater Hayes Church, with the Rev. Jerome Warren officiating. Interment will be held in Greater Hayes Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at