Leatha Warden


Leatha Warden, 54, of Anton, Texas, formerly of Brownwood, died Friday, June 19, 2020 in Lubbock. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Grace Chapel in Littlefield. Arrangements are under the care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield.

She was born Oct. 18, 1965 in Nashville, Tenn. to Gary Bruce Warden and Ruth Ann Shelledy. She was attending Texas Tech University for her medical masters degree. She was also a licensed child psychologist, a hostage negotiator and served many years as the chaplain for the Brownwood law enforcement departments.

She is survived by four brothers, Gary Warden of Anton, Allen Shelledy and wife of St. Louis, MO, Jason Owen of Van Horn, Texas and Jonathan Warden of Seattle, WA; and a sister, Lynn Shelledy of Springfield, MO.

Published on June 25, 2020