Ella Leona Varnell, 93 of New Market, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on May 13, 2020 after a brief illness. She was a member of Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church and a caregiver for many years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Daisy Carter Varnell; brothers, Clarence and Ralph Varnell, sisters, Sarah Kate Northern, Margaret Varnell, Altha Puckett, Rula Varnell, Vera Varnell and Bonnie Crooke.
Ella is survived by her sisters, Maude Lindsey-Herrell, and Wilma Ellison; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and many friends and neighbors that loved her dearly.
Graveside service will be Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Cemetery in Jefferson City with Bro. Roy Miller and Pastor Sherry Sellars officiating. Ella will lie in state on Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge and Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM before the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Wesley’s Chapel Cemetery Fund C/O Pete Martin, 1267 Shields Ridge Road, New Market, TN 37820.
Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, 865-397-2711 www.farrarfuneralhome.com