JAMES ERNEST VARNER, 74, a retired automobile mechanic,
passed away on Oct. 16, 2006, at his home. Graveside
service was in Evergreen Cemetery, Ranger, TX.
James Varner was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Midland. He
attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1950 and
served in the U.S. Army in Korea. He moved to FT. Worth
in 1965. He was a Baptist. James was preceded in death by
his first wife, Sonja D. Stagner Varner (RHS-1958) in 1980;
one son, James "Skipper" Varner, in 1973; and a brother,
Donald Graham Varner (RHS-1952) in 1995.
Survivors: Loving wife, Judy Varner; sons, John Varner and
wife, Cheryl, of Fort Worth and Jason Varner of Fort Worth;
stepdaughter, Jodie McCarty and husband, David; stepson,
Jason Jarratt and wife, Elicia; grandchildren, Ronnie,
Brice, Bradley, Amie, Maggie and Heather; stepbrother,
Don Mac Edwards; and sister-in-law, Jo An Varner.