Warren Reed Alley, age 65, beloved father and grandfather, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009 at his home. He was born Jan. 31, 1943 in Pulaski, the son of the late Claude Swanson Alley and Golden Ora Gallimore Alley. One brother, Roger Carlton Alley, also preceded him in death. Warren was a 1961 graduate of Pulaski County High School and a 1967 graduate of Virginia Tech. He retired from IBM with 30 years of service as an Industrial Engineer. He was an avid supporter of Virginia Tech athletics. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, Emme and Ashton, as well as traveling to the beach.
Surviving are his former wife Brenda Kay Burke of Raleigh, N.C.; daughters and son-in-law Sarah Elizabeth and Brent Alan Niswander of Wake Forest, N.C., Stacey Katherine Alley of Raleigh, N.C.; and grandchildren Emmerson Rose Niswander and Ashton Cole Niswander.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Jefferson Avenue, Pulaski with Rev. Randy Winn officiating. Interment will follow at the Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials in his memory be made to Feed the Children (P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101). The family will receive friends Monday from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church. Visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com to send the family online condolences. Arrangements by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.