October 9, 1996
MINNIE E. WARTHAN
HAMPTON – Minnie Elizabeth Warthan, 87, a native and lifelong resident of Foxhill, died Monday, Oct. 7, 1996, at St. Francis Nursing Home after a long illness.
Mrs. Warthan retired from the Hampton city school system, where she enjoyed baking in the school cafeterias at Sinclair Elementary and Turrant Elementary schools. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Warthan was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Bruce Warthan. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Anne Warthan of Newport News; two grandsons, Daniel K. Warthan and his wife, Jennifer of Newport News and Timothy Guy Warthan and his wife, Donna of Newport News; and three great-grandchildren, Christie, Morgan and Zachery Warthan.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in Clark Cemetery by the Rev. Henry Sudduth. The family will be at the home of her son, 17 Camellia Drive, Newport News.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Clark Cemetery Fund, c/o Delbert B. Ligon, 20 Horton Road, Hampton 23664.
Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, Hampton.