Margaret Hall Varnell
1928

     VARNELL - MRS. MARGARET HALL, aged 65, passed away at her home in Silverdale Monday night after a lingering illness.  She is survived by her husband, G. G. Varnell:  two daughters, Mrs. M. G. Poe, of Apison, and Mrs. J. H. Poe, of Ooltewah; seven sons, H. A. Varnell, of Ooltewah, J. A. Varnell, of Tyner; L. F., S. L., H. H., C. R., and C. C., all of Silverdale; one brother, S. L. Hall, of Oklahoma; five sisters, Mrs. Ellen Tate, of Texas; Mrs. Malinda Collins, of South Pittsburg; Miss Sara Perkinson, of East Chattanooga; Mrs. Eva Swafford, of Kentucky, and Mrs. Mary Moore, of this city.
   
Mrs. Varnell was a member of the M. E. church, south.  Funeral services will be held this morning at 10 o'clock from the Cumberland Presbyterian church at Silverdale, the Revs. A. J. Thomas and L. H. Sylar officiating.  Internment will follow in the Ooltewah cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the grandsons, Grady, Raymond, Virgil and David Poe, and Eugene and Lewis Varnell; honorary, Mrs. Sallie Brooks, Mrs. Ella Moore, Mrs. Callie Wolfe, Mrs. J. R. Smith, Mrs. Sam Roy and Mrs. J.P. House.  Arrangements are in charge of Coulter's.
Chattanooga Times, August 8, 1928

Submitted by Joshua Tate
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