Michael B. Varney, 59, of Gay went home to be with the Lord on March 30, 2010.


Michael B. Varney, 59, of Gay went home to be with the Lord on March 30, 2010.

He was born on August 24, 1950, son of Iris Varney and the late Willard “Red” Varney.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member and superintendent of the Brisco United Methodist Church.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Elizabeth.

Surviving are his beloved wife and best friend of 39 years, Marilyn Varney; sons Michael W. Varney (Tina) and Bryan L. Varney; sisters Ann Dickens (Charles), Linda Casto (Denny), and Sharon Neeley; brother Pat Varney (Elaine); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Brisco United Methodist Church, Gay, on Saturday, April 3, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastors Dee Rhodes and Danny Cummings officiating.

Military honors will be provided members of American Legion Post 107, Ripley, immediately following the service. Private interment service will be held later at the Evans Cemetery, Gay.

Waybright Funeral Home is assisting the Varney family.