CHILHOWIE, Va. Curtis Don Warren, age 59, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at the Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. Curtis was born on June 11, 1959, in Smyth County, Va. He was preceded in death by his father, Don Warren; grandmother, Viola Warren; grandparents, Dewey and Mary Jones; uncle, Gene Jones; great uncles, Kenneth Warren and Fields Warren; and stepfather, Ernest Leonard Henderson. Curtis had almost 30 years of service working for VDOT. He also spent many hours working on his cattle farm in Chilhowie. He enjoyed spending time hunting and playing golf. Curtis was a faithful member of Grosses Creek Baptist Church in Chilhowie. Most of all he will be remembered as a kind good hearted man that always tried to help anyone he could. He is survived by his loving wife, Diane Warren of Chilhowie; mother, Eva Henderson of Chilhowie; brother, Joe Allen Warren of Chilhowie; sister, Beverly Ward and husband, Steve, of Marion; stepchildren, Patricia Molinary and husband, Pete, of St. Paul, Melissa Lawson and husband, David, of N.C., Melanie Edmisten Teaters of Abingdon, and Brian Edmisten of Coeburn; step grandchildren, Jessica Yonts, Kayla Lyles, Shane Teaters, Ryan Widener, Kaitlyn Widener, and Brianna Edmisten; step great-grandchildren, Dustin and Ethan Yonts, Rinley Widener, and Waylon Pruitt; aunt, Betty Ryals and husband, Ernie, of Fla.; uncle, Bill Jones and wife, Ruth, of Mont.; mother-in-law, Frances Thomas; several nieces, nephews, and cousins to include special nieces, Debbie Mullins and Angela Whitaker; along with special friends, Wade Blevins, Bud Sturgill, Kevin Testerman, and Kenny Wayne Warren. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Grosses Creek Baptist Church in Chilhowie, with Pastor George Jesse and Pastor Steve Hutton officiating. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the church. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church cemetery. Family and friends were asked to meet at the cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Bradley's Funeral Chapel of Chilhowie is serving the Warren family.

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