James Ellis Varner, age 77 of Leitchfield passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012 at the Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie, TX.
He was born February 26, 1935 in Red River County, TX, the son of Bryson and Sudie Elizabeth Warren Varner. He was a mechanic for Consolidated Freightway and a member of the Leitchfield Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his step-daughter, Kelly Jean Hailey, of Louisville; three grandchildren, Brandon Warren, and Kirstie and Kyle Craddock; three great grandchildren, Kyleigh Craddock, Rilee Warren, and Davion Craddock.
He was preceded in death by parents, Bryson and Sudie Elizabeth Warren Varner, and his wife, Priscilla Meredith Varner.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 20, 2012, at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel with Bro. Vester Decker officiating. Burial will be in the Layman Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held after 10 p.m., Friday at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel in Leitchfield, and after 9 a.m. on Saturdayuntil service time at the funeral home.