Gracie Ann Varner, age 70, of Durbin, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, surrounded by her loved ones.
Born January 20, 1944, at Durbin, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Letha Mae Curry Shifflett.
Gracie attended the Nazarene Church, was a retired co-manager of the Cheat Mountain Club where she loved to cook and entertain their guests. She loved to play bingo. She was a very caring and loving person who would do anything for anyone.
She loved spending time with family and grandbabies, and was known to everyone as “Granny.” She left her mark with everyone. Gracie “Granny” will be missed by so many people.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Hill; and a brother, June Shifflett.
Those left to remember and cherish Gracie’s memory are her husband, Franklin Lee Varner, Sr.; daughters, Peggy Mick, and companion, Wayne Cool, of Bartow, and Connie Varner, and companion, Bill Means, of Bunker Hill; a son, Frankie Varner, Jr., and companion, Penny Parrot, of Durbin; a sister, Lenna Sheets, of Maryland; brothers, Jim Shifflett, of Frank, and Allan Shifflett, and wife, Bonnie, of Dunmore; grandchildren, Pamela Nelson, and husband, Bradley, of Green Bank, Mark Varner, and companion, Tish Mason, of Durbin, and Becky Varner, of Belington; and great-grandchildren, Easton, Sierra, Bella, Leann, Kadyn and Jacob.
Funeral service was November 9 at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Reynolds officiating. Interment was in the Wilmoth Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com