Frances Wilson Varnell, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Mrs. Varnell was a resident of Metairie, LA for 35 years. Beloved wife of the late Floyd E. Varnell. Mother of Susan V. Crespo (husband, Mark Crespo, Sr.) and the late Cathy Hall. Grandmother of Mark M. Crespo, Jr., Melissa Hall and Richard Hall. Great grandmother of Sierra Rose Hall. Preceded in death by her parents, Wallace Mack Wilson and Frankie Lowery Wilson and six brothers and sisters. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Varnell was a retired registered nurse at Baptist Hospital, was retired director of nurses at the former Hickory Heights Nursing Home and was a member of First Baptist Church of Kenner. She loved to garden, collect antiques and play cards with her friends. Mrs. Varnell was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives she touched. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Monday, May 12, 2014 beginning at 9:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home's chapel. Interment will be in Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose, LA. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from May 8 to May 12, 2014