MURPHYSBORO -- John Thomas Warren, 36, died at 11:14 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
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John was born April 13, 1974, in Kalamazoo, Mich., a son to Thomas F. and Jean C. (Grear) Warren; they survive of Frankfort, Ind. He was united in marriage to Gina DeRosa on May 25, 1996, in Frankfort, Ind. Gina survives of Murphysboro.
John was a member of United Methodist Church in Murphysboro and was a professor in the Speech and Communications Department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. John was a 1992 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School in Frankfort, Ind.; he completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana State University in 1996 and earned his Ph.D. in speech and communication at SIUC in 2001. He was a member of National Communication Association, Central States Communication Association, Western States Communication Association and American Education Studies Association.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, in First United Methodist Church, 214 West Main St. in Carbondale with the Revs. Larry Gilbert and Earl Renshaw of United Methodist Church of Murphysboro officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of services Friday at the church.
Memorials are encouraged and may be made to John T. or Gina D. Warren Survivor Account, c/o of First Southern Bank, 109 East Walnut St., Murphysboro, IL.
Memorials will be accepted at the church Friday and envelopes will be available.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Gina, and his parents; two sons, Elias John Warren and Isaac James Warren, both at home; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Carrie Warren of Avon, Ind., and Jeff and Christie Warren of Chicago; two nieces, Audrey Warren and Jenna Warren; four nephews, Zach Warren, Ethan Warren, Alex Warren and Ryan Warren; he is also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Liz DeRosa of Frankfort, Ind.; one brother-in-law, George DeRosa III and wife, Nicole; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
For additional information or to send a condolence, visit www.crawshawfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan from April 4 to April 7, 2011