Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Doris Pless Gagarin Varville, 93, of Springfield, Va., formerly of Gainesville. The Rev. Earl Pirkle will officiate. Interment will follow in Enon Baptist Church Cemetery in Alto. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
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Mrs. Varville was born May 18, 1921, to the late Sylvanus Alvin and Mary Indiana Wright Pless. She was the last of eight children and went home to be with her Lord and sing with her family on May 25, 2014. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Talmadge Pless and Travis Pless; sisters, Eula Barrett, Beulah Gilstrap, Floranelle Allen, Bronnez Purcell, Lessie Miller Brewer; and former husbands, Alexis Gagarin and Bob Varville. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church and attended Central Baptist Church when she lived in Gainesville.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Isabell Gagarin, Springfield, Va.; granddaughter, Michelle Baker; one great-grandchild, Katia Baker; six nephews; and seven nieces.
Online condolences may be made at wardsfh.com. Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main St. SW, Gainesville, in charge of arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 28, 2014
Ward's Funeral Home
758 Main Street SW Gainesville, GA 30501