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Karen Warren

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Karen Warren

Murfreesboro - Karen Flemming Warren, age 72, of Murfreesboro, passed away surrounded by her loving family and friends on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

Mrs. Warren was the daughter of the late Edward and Mildred Bannerman Flemming.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Mike Warren, Sr.; daughter, Gwendolyn (Greg) Lawson of Chattanooga; son, Michael (Jenny) Warren, Jr. of Gaffney, SC; sisters, Heidi Cuiccio of Murfreesboro and Karla (Kerry) Barksdale of Tuscaloosa, AL; brother, Ed (Anna) Flemming of Birmingham; and grandsons, Hunter and Grant Warren.

Karen was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, but spent most of her early years in Birmingham, AL. She was a proud graduate of Auburn University and earned a Master's Degree at Middle Tennessee State University. She served her country as an Army Wife enduring Mike's year-long deployment in Vietnam and eleven moves in nine years. In 1976, she and Mike moved to Murfreesboro, where they became faithful members of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. She was active in many ministries at St. Mark's, but was especially devoted to the youth and leaders of Boy Scout Troop 398 where "Mrs. Scoutmaster" served 19 years as a Merit Badge Counselor and Committee Member. For 25 years, Mrs. Warren taught English at Smyrna High School.

Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon, August 12, 2018 from One O'clock till Three O'clock at St. Marks United Methodist Church, Murfreesboro. Services to celebrate her life will follow at Three O'clock the afternoon of Sunday, August 12, 2018 at St. Mark's Methodist with Rev. Jim Clardy and Rev. Tommy Ward officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the "Best Ever" Elite Bridge Club.

Memorials may be made to Building Fund at St. Mark's Methodist Church or to Boy Scout Troop 398, care of St. Mark's.
Published in The Daily News Journal on Aug. 9, 2018
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