MICHAEL BROWNING, Managing Editor
December 20, 2012
KERMIT, W.Va. — Charles Varney, devoted son, beloved brother and cherished uncle, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Charles was a thoughtful and caring person who loved children, especially his nieces and nephews.
Charles was the fourth son of the late Alex and Elizabeth Varney. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond Varney, Jennings Varney and Ed Varney, and one sister, Dorothy Varney Pinson.
Surviving sisters are Irene Marcum of Logan, Wanda Wells of Dayton, Ohio, and Mary Hatfield of Wheeling; brothers; John (Carol) Varney of Kermit, and Eugene (Madge) Varney of Spencer.
He spent his final days at the home of his adored great-nephew, Ethan Varney, his little buddy. He was surrounded by his loving care givers, Sara and John Harlen Varney as well as other family members. Charles worked and retired from Columbia Gas. He acknowledged Jesus as his personal savior and recently followed this in Baptism.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 21, at Little Dove United Baptist Church in Belo with Glenn Moore and Jimmy Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Maher.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richmond-Callaham Funeral Home of Inez, Ky.