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Vivian Varner

November 19, 1933 ~ May 6, 2019 (age 85)


Vivian Jean Teer Varner, 85, of Saxonburg passed away on May 6, 2019 at the St. John's Specialty Care Center.

Born November 19, 1933 in Granger, TX, she was the daughter of Arch Clay Teer and Minnie Ophelia Roberts Teer.

Vivian lived in Granger until moving to Temple, TX, while attending Temple High School, she met classmate and future husband Harold Lloyd Varner. She graduated Temple High School in 1951 and later in later years, furthered her education attending the University of Maryland. She was married in Biloxi, MS in December 1951, where her husband was serving in the Air Force, during the Korean War. After her husband's discharge form the Air Force and college attendance she worked as a legal secretary and homemaker in Houston, Tx until her husband reentered the Air Force during the Vietnam War era. She accompanied him on a number of assignments, stretching from Phoenix, AZ to Lakenheath, England, ultimately achieving a retirement form the Federal government as an executive secretary. She is a member of the First Baptist Church in Missouri City, TX. Vivian is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed traveling, reading, gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are she is survived by her husband of 67 years, three daughters, Kimble M. (Richard) Lemen of Canton, GA, Karen E. (Tom) Phillips of Cabot, and Kelly A. (Robert) Young of Seaford, VA, 6 grandchildren, Tyler, Nick, Ryan, Rochelle "Shelly", Matthew and Steven, 4 great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Isabel, Derek, Beau and one due in July.

She is preceded in death by her parents and 13 siblings.

There will be no visitation or services. Graveside services for the family will be held at Arlington National Cemetery. As they were inseparable in life, she will be interred and will await her husband to join her.

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