Molly Belle (Burns) Vardeman
May 30, 1924 – September 6, 2020
Services for Molly Belle Burns Vardeman, 96, of Huntington, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 11, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Huntington, with Bro. Darryl Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Jonesville Cemetery.
Mrs. Vardeman was born May 30, 1924 in Ratcliff, Texas, the daughter of the late Erah (Horn) and C. B. Burns. She passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her daughters.
Mrs. Vardeman was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, who loved her family dearly. She was an accomplished artist and won awards at art shows. She was also an accomplished seamstress and cook and made the best family meals. She was the prayer warrior of the family, had a close walk with God, and kept her family together. Mrs. Vardeman was a member of First Baptist Church of Huntington, where her husband was a Deacon.
Survivors include her daughters, Linda Roberts of Zavalla, Laura McClary of Huntington and Leah Hanscom of Lufkin; grandchildren, Melanie Perry, Angie Williams, Molly Nilsson, Julie McClary, Bonnie Meaux and Matthew Hanscom; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Billie Styles of Waxahachie.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Vardeman was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Travis Vardeman; and grandson, Bo Turner.
Mrs. Vardeman’s family wishes to thank the staff of Affinity Hospice for the loving care given to her. Pallbearers will be Steve Styles, Glenn Walker, Stevie Villani, Ben Villani, Charlie Litchfield and Matthew Hanscom.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ted Ivy, Tripp Villani, Grayson Williams, Grant Williams, Patrick Meaux, Jr., Aiden Moske, and Ryker Hanscom.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at First Baptist Church in Huntington.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
- Linda Roberts, Daughter
- Laura McClary, Daughter
- Leah Hanscom, Daughter
- Melanie Perry, Granddaughter
- Angie Williams, Granddaughter
- Molly Nilsson, Granddaughter
- Julie McClary, Granddaughter
- Bonnie Meaux, Granddaughter
- Matthew Hanscom, Grandson
- Billie Styles, Sister
Mrs. Vardeman was also survived by 18 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Herman Travis Vardeman; grandson, Bo Turner; and parents, Erah (Horn) and C. B. Burns.
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- Steve Styles, Active
- Glenn Walker, Active
- Stevie Villani, Active
- Ben Villani, Active
- Charlie Litchfield, Active
- Matthew Hanscom, Active
- Ted Ivy, Honorary
- Tripp Villani, Honorary
- Grayson Williams, Honorary
- Grant Williams, Honorary
- Patrick Meaux, Jr., Honorary
- Aiden Moske, Honorary
- Ryker Hanscom, Honorary
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
Molly Belle (Burns) Vardeman
September 10, 2020
I came to know Mrs Molly Vardeman around August 15th and had the privilege to get to know her pray with her and care for her as a caregiver. for a little over a year. She was a very special lady and will hold a dear place in my heart. Always in my prayers, Henretta McCullen