Maudelle D. Varner (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Maudelle Dawkins Varner, 87 formerly of Goshen St., died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at University Hospital, Augusta. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Robert D. Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Brandt Varner, Blake Varner, Kevin Rosier, Harold Dawkins, Jr., Joe A. Clement, Danny Dawkins, James Marlow, and David Dawkins will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Varner, daughter of the late Floyd H. and Ida Mae Wright Dawkins, was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. She was a homemaker and the oldest living member of Goshen Baptist Church where she had been a member of the Choir. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Varner, and brothers and sisters, F.H. Dawkins, Harold Dawkins, Horace Dawkins, Lois Glaze, Bessie Clement, and Audrey Holloway. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Ronnie and Kathy Varner, Martinez. Sister: Rachel Anderson, Rome, Ga. Grandchildren:: Tiffany Rosier, and husband, Kevin Brandt Varner, and wife, Amanda. Blake Varner, and wife, Angela. Great- grandchildren: Jackson Rosier, Luke Rosier, Reece Rosier, Cathryn Joy Varner, and Dawkins Varner In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Arthritis Foundation, P O Box 96280, Washington, DC. 20077 or Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery, P O Box 716, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817. Please visit www.beggsfuneral and sign the guestbook.. Beggs Funeral Home, 200 May Ave. Lincolnton, Ga. 30817 (706)359-4117

The Augusta Chronicle-February 28, 2010