Shannon Ray Varnell

May 12, 1974 — April 26, 2022

Shannon Ray Varnell

Funeral services for Shannon Ray Varnell, age 47, of Grayson will be held 11:00AM Monday May 2, 2022 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery , west of Columbia, LA. The Varnell Family will host visitation at the funeral home, located at 7131 U S Highway 165, Columbia from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. on Sunday May 1, 2022.

Shannon Ray Varnell was born on May 12, 1974 at Columbia, LA to the union of Marvin Ray Varnell and Margie Faye Crain Varnell and he passed from this life on April 26, 2022 at Houston, Texas.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his paternal grandparents, Rose Varnell and Jimmy Varnell, his maternal grandparents, Margie Duchesne and D. B. Crain; and by a cousin who  was like a brother to him, Gary Crain. Like his father before him, Shannon grew up to be a crane operator. It was a job he loved. He had worked all over the United States in his brief career. 

Shannon is survived by his sisters, Pam Meredith and (William) of Columbia and Dee Roberts (Damon) of Telephone, Texas; his daughters, Kassidy Timmons and Kennedy Carmichael; his grand daughters, Emery Rose and Amelia Jade; his beloved, Allyse Gregory; his aunts: Sharon Toney (James) and Marie Issacs. He had numerous nieces and nephews, a host of other family and friends and many brothers of the hook. His brothers in law, Damon Roberts was his best friend and he thought of him and William Meredith as brothers.

Serving as pallbearers will be Donnie Jones, Damon Roberts, Lance Roberts, Bruer Roberts, Ronnie Narin, Eric Runnels, Edwin Jones, Garland Cornwell, John McIlwain and William Meredith. Honorary pallbearers include Caleb Gregory, Jack Reid, Robin Grant, Jonathan Varnell, Josh Randall, Dale Meredith,JR, Robert Wright, Jorge Lozano, Miles Bowman, Randy Hatten and Bradley Crain.

Online registry/condolences: riserfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation

Sunday, May 1, 2022

5:00 - 8:00pm

Chapel of Riser Funeral Home

7131 US-165, Columbia, LA 71418

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00am

Chapel of Riser Funeral Home

7131 US-165, Columbia, LA 71418

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Burial

Monday, May 2, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm

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