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Mr. Robert H. ( Bob) Warren
School Teacher, Briarwood Academy

NORWOOD, GA - Mr. Robert H. ( Bob) Warren, age 63, beloved husband of Mrs. Beverly Warren, died Thursday January 14, 2010 at Trinity Hospital - Augusta Homegoing services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 17, 2010 at the Norwood Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Riley officiating. Burial with Military Honors followed in the Scruggs Cemetery. Mr. Warren, a native of Mt. Vernon, Ga., was the son of the late William H. and Sarah Mason Warren. A Warren County resident for many years, he was a graduate of Georgia Southern College and received his masters and specialist in education degrees from the University of Georgia. After college, he began his career with the Warren County Board of Education teaching at Norwood Elementary School, and serving as principal at Warrenton Elementary School. Later, Mr. Warren was elected superintendent of schools for Warren County. After the State of Georgia changed the office of superintendent from an elected office to an appointed position, Mr. Warren accepted a call from the Wilkes County Board of Education to serve as principal of the Washington-Wilkes High School and retired in 2005 from the Elbert County Board of Education as assistant principal of the Elbert County Middle School. After retirement from the public school system, Mr. Warren began teaching at Briarwood Academy. An active member of the community, Mr. Warren served on the boards of the Warren County Library and the Warren County Health Department. He was a member and Past President of the Warrenton Kiwanis Club, the Warrenton Country Club, and a active member of the Norwood Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon and as a youth Sunday School Teacher. Additionally, he was serving as interim pastor of Williams Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Warren, a U. S. Army Veteran, served in Belgium as a Communication Center Specialist. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Williams Warren; children, Joey and Kirstin Warren, Grovetown, Ga., Jason and Monica Warren, Batavia, OH, Kimberly W. and Alan Toole, Mitchell, Ga., and Paul and Becky Lowe, Warrenton, Ga.; a daughter-inlaw, Shirley Warren, Dublin, Ga.; a sister, Nancy W. (Bill) Smith, Warrenton; PAPA to 11 loving grandchildren, Cody Toole, Brooks Toole, Daniel Toole, Connor Warren, Colby Warren, Mason Warren, Maylee Warren, Jacob Warren, Zachary Mays, Tanner Mays, and Lauren Lowe. Pallbearers were Don Wren, P. H. Giddens, Sonny Pierce, Billy Seymour, Johnny Reese, Tommy Harwell, Charles Hall, and Carlton Griffith. If so desired, the family request that memorials be made to the Norwood Baptist Church C/O Mrs. Betty Jo Hadden 2906 Macon Highway Warrenton, GA 30828 or the American Cancer Society , 2607 Commons Blvd. Augusta, GA 30909. Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010

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