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MARIE VARNEY, 78, of Varney, W.Va., widow of Leroy Varney and Sherman Harmon, died May 17 in Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Funeral service 1 p.m. May 20, Chafin Funeral Home, Delbarton, W.Va.; burial in Justice-Tiller Cemetery, Varney. Visitation two hours before service at the funeral home. www.chafinfuneralhome.com