May 24, 1925 – August 13, 2010 Betty Jane Warden, 85, of Wolfe City passed away Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Hunt Regional Medical Center of Greenville. Mrs. Warden was born on May 24, 1925 in Rising Star, Texas to Garland and Ruth Irene Clark Branton. She married Chief Ashley Warden on May 24, 1944 in Cisco, Texas. Mrs. Warden was a homemaker and worked as Youth Co-ordinator for the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and worked beside her husband who ministered United Methodist churches in the North Texas Area.
Survivors are a daughter, Beth Caywood and husband Stan of Wolfe City. One son, Gary Warden of Irving. Two Grand daughters, Courtney Caywood Allen and husband Blake of Wolfe City; Heather Caywood Hamilton and husband James of Greenville. Three great grandchildren; Caylie Hamilton, James Ray “Trey” Hamilton, Caigen Allen and Brinlee Allen along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, father and 2-brothers; Donald Branton and Glen Branton.
Funeral Services will be Sunday, August 15, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Wolfe City with Rev. Wallace Chappell and Rev. Larry Ravert officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Saturday evening at the R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City.