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Winifred N. Varner

January 6, 1927 ~ October 8, 2013 (age 86)

   Winifred N. Varner, 86, of Quincy died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday (October 8, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.

  Born January 6, 1927 in Quincy, Winifred was the daughter of Guy O. and Letha Grace George Johnson.  She married Harold Ralph Varner on April 21, 1950 in Quincy.  He preceded her in death on October 26, 2009.

   Winifred was a charter member of Faith Christian Church.  She enjoyed playing checkers and listening to music.  She also sang in the Quincy High School and Faith Christian Church choirs.

   She was employed at St. Mary Hospital as a nurses aid for several years.  She then became a security guard for Pinkertons and Burns Security Agencies at Gardner Denver Company from 1975 until her retirement in 1993.

   Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, friends and her church family.

   Mrs. Varner was preceded in death by her parents, husband, seven sisters Vivian McCormick, Audrey Dean Hastings, Verna Langan, Hazel Reynolds, Lillian "Dolly" Sturhan, two infant sisters Bonnie Jean and Letha Johnson, four brothers Russell, Richard, Ora and Harold Johnson.

   Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor's Henry Pratt and Matt Worstell officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Faith Christian Church.
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