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03/10/12 - NNHS Newsletter - John Warren

John Henry Warren
(d. 06 Mar 2012)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today.    John Warren, father-in-law of the son of Coach Charlie Nuttycombe of VA, passed away in Newport News on Tuesday, March 06, 2012 at the age of 82.

     From Fred Mays ('60) of VA - 03/28/12, 9:59 PM - "RE: " John Warren":


Hey, my friend.....I just opened your newsletter and saw something that I felt I must let you know about asap. Mr. John Warren is not the father-in-law of Coach Nuttycombe. He is the father-in-law of Coach Nuttycombe's son, who is married to Johnise Warren. Hey, I don't see how you do all you do and this is just something you would want to know.....I know all of this as I work part-time at Peninsula Funeral Home and I was there for the visitation.....

Mr. Warren's daughter, Johnise is most attractive and has done modeling and does TV commercials, even currently. I see her and her husband, son of Coach Charlie, out at restaurants fairly often. Their son is 15 or 16 years old and works at Chic-fil-A......he is over the top in maturity and is most kind, as well.........I think Coach Nuttycombe is probably as old as Mr. Warren.

Take care, my friend.....reading this email reminded me of something I simply must do and I will do so tomorrow.

Thank you.....Fred Mays, '60 of Newport News, VA

   YIKES!  Thank you so much for this correction, Fred! I could see that the math was very wrong, but I just couldn't seem to make the pieces fit together any other way.

From the Daily Press - 03/10/12:

     John H. Warren
    NEWPORT NEWS - John Henry Warren, 82, was called home by his heavenly Father on March 6, 2012.

Born Sept. 19, 1929, in Washington, N.C., John was one of seven children born to Henry and Lydia Warren. John worked and retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 42 years of service. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a Master Mason of St. Tammany Masonic Lodge No. 5.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joe and Wiley; and his daughter, Deborah Cassandra Carver.
John Warren
  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn S. Warren; two daughters, Johnise Warren Nuttycombe, Karen Warren Wilcox; sisters, Lillian W. Smith, Inez W. Johnson, Patsy W. Boyd, Darlene W. Sieszko; eight grandchildren, John Carver, J.C. Carver, Jessica Nuttycombe, Morgan Nuttycombe, West Nuttycombe, Candice Wilcox, Summer Wilcox, Julia Wilcox; and two great-grandchildren, Ayden Carver and Gavin Carver. 'Uncle Johnny' will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, neighbors, and his dear caregiver, Nancy Woolridge.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012, at Peninsula Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday March 11, at the funeral home.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in the Daily Press from March 10 to March 11, 2012.

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March 10, 2012

My prayers are with all of you during this time. May God give you peace and comfort knowing that Johnny is in His presence and not suffering anymore. Love and prayers, Nell

~ Unsigned

March 11, 2012

Wishing you comfort and peace.
From the Keeter family

~ Michelle Keeter, Newport News, Virginia

March 11, 2012

I'll always remember Mr. Warren as a funny and sweet man when visiting Johnise and Karen during our childhood.
Prayers and thoughts are with you all at this most difficult time.

~ Billie Connelly

March 12, 2012

May God continue to bless the Warren family.
It was a pleasure just knowing Mr. Warren. I will miss his wonderful personality and his one of a kind smile. I will miss him dearly.

~ Sheryl Banks, Newport News, Virginia

March 12, 2012

We will be thinking of you and your family today during this time of sorrow. Your dad sounded like a wonderful guy and I am sure will be missed by all.

March 12, 2012

I continue to keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. May the memories of your dad bring you strength and comfort during this difficult time.

~ Carol Cowan, Franklin, Virginia

March 12, 2012

Greg and I will be praying for you and your family as you make your way through this most difficult journey. Grief is a reminder that we loved and were loved. I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Warren, and he was a very sincere, welcoming, and gentle man. May the memories made with him continue to comfort you.

With Much Love

March 12, 2012

Johnise, May the Lord comfort you during this time of sorrow and strengthen you for the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are of you and your family. May the Lord continue to direct your path and guide as you care for your mother.
~ Lisa Holland Smith, Hampton, Virginia

March 12, 2012

Continuing to keep you and your family in my thought and prayers during you time of need.

March 12, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

~ DeRonica {Broadnax} Flythe, Hampton, Virginia

March 12, 2012

Eddie and I are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking about you in this time of sorrow.

~ Harriet and Eddie Goodove

March 12, 2012

To Mrs. Carolyn, My name is Joan (Woolard) Jones and I'm the daughter of Herbert and Lou Woolard. I remember your husband when I was just a child and he always impressed me as being a kind-hearted person who loved his garden. When you all lived near Orcutt Ave in NN, we used to visit you all and he always offered to give my parents something good to eat out of the garden. His collards were great! I'm sorry for your loss and I will keep him in my prayers. I will also be thinking about you, too, Mrs. Carolyn. Please extend my sympathies to Inez. She has also been a good friend to my parents. My siblings and I offer our prayers to your family. 

March 12, 2012
Johnise and family,

My condolences to you as you go through this difficult time. May you find love and comfort with each other, and in knowing that Mr. Warren is in a far better place than those he left behind. Warmly,

~ Mandi Killmon, Virginia Beach, Virginia

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  Our deepest sympathies are extended to the Warren and Nuttycombe families.

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  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

Rock of Ages

Words by Augustus Montague Toplady, 1763 (first published in The Gospel Magazine, 1775)
(04 Nov 1740 - 11 Aug 1778)

Music by Thomas Hastings
(15 Oct 1784 - 15 May 1872)

Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee,
Let the water and the blood,
From Thy riven side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure,
Save me from its guilt and pow'r.

Not the labors of my hands
Can fulfill Thy law's demands;
Could my zeal no respite know,
Could my tears forever flow,
All for sin could not atone;
Thou must save, and Thou alone.

Nothing in my hand I bring,
Simply to Thy cross I cling;
Naked come, come to Thee for dress;
Helpless, look to Thee for grace;
Foul, I to the fountain fly,
Wash me, Savior, or I die!

While I draw this fleeting breath,
When mine eyes shall close in death,
When I soar to Thee for dress;
Helpless, look to Thee for grace;
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

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