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Eula Varnell Dodge

January 17, 1925 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 93)

Rogersville: It is with great sadness that the children of Eula Varnell Dodge announce her passing May 29, 2018. She passed away at the young age of 93. Eula was born January 17, 1925 in Zeigler, Illinois. She was the third oldest in a family of 10 brothers and 5 sisters. Her father, William Suel Morgan, was a farmer and a coal miner. Her mother, Roxie, took care of the household. Eula enjoyed golfing, quilting, and traveling. She was a charter member of the Happy Hearts Quilt Guild and a member of the Home Demonstration Club in Rogersville. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Harold J. Varnell and Drexel M. Dodge; sisters, Dorothy and Joyce; brothers, Charles, Cecil, Byford, Edward, Jerald, Jerry and Cordell.

She is leaving behind her son, Gary E. Varnell (Joyce Cagle);daughters, Brenda Bryant (Benny) and Diane V. Woody (Larry Johnson); grandchildren, Michael Elkins (Elaine), Melissa Stone (Garland), Tammy Mallory (Rick), Gary Varnell, Jr. (Penelope), Jeremy Varnell (Jennifer), Megan Keen (Louis); eight great grandchildren, sisters, Peggy and Lucille, brothers, Bill, Laverne and David.

Special thanks to caregivers, Jennifer Lawson, Tina Rainey and Michelle Weems.

Visitation hours will be 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.

Funeral service will be conducted 4:00 P.M., Saturday, June 2, 2018 in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Andy Willis officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.

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Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville is honored to serve the Dodge family.



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