JAMES ERNEST VARNER, 74, a retired automobile
mechanic, passed away on Oct. 16, 2006 at his home,
with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at 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
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; grand-
children, Ronnie, Brice, Bradley, Amie, Maggie and
Heather; stepbrother, Don Mac Edwards; and sister-
in-law, Jo An Varner.