Alvin T. Warden “Sam” was born April, 15, 1915 and passed away on May 6, 2010 in Grove, Okla.

He was the son of Harry C. and Era L. (Richie) Warden. Alvin graduated from Inola high school and worked as a mechanic for American Airlines.

Mr. Warden is survived by his daughter Cheryle Brown and her husband Larry of Grove; two grandchildren Cole Stephens and his wife Angie of Aledo, Texas, Kaycee Higgins and her brother Kelly Warden and his wife Mary of Tucson, Ariz., two sisters Colleen Strickland of Tulsa, Okla. and Barbara Scott of Sallisaw, Okla.

Visitation for family and friends was held Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Hayhurst Funeral Home in Broken Arrow, Okla. and graveside services were held Monday, May 10, 2010 at Floral Haven Cemetery also in Broken Arrow.

Friends and family may leave online condolences by viewing Mr. Warden’s obituary at

Services were under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove, Okla.