Shirley Irene Varner
Shirley Irene Brown Varner, 87, of 512 Victoria Manor Drive, Boiling Springs, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 at her home.
Shirley was born in Spartanburg on June 19, 1935, a daughter of the late Pearl Quinn Brown and William Brown and was the widow of C.B. Varner.
She was a member of El Bethel United Methodist Church in Spartanburg where she was a member of the E.W. Brown Class. She was the owner and operator of Shirley's Restaurant in downtown Spartanburg for a number of years and retired as restaurant manager at K-Mart.
Survivors include three sons, Bobby Flint of Inman, Tim Flint of Boiling Springs, Scott Varner of Virginia, a daughter, Janice Goforth of Boiling Springs, three brothers, Robert Brown of Spartanburg, Douglas Brown of Virginia, Joe Brown of Chesnee, a sister, Doris Peake of North Carolina, and grandchildren and great grandchildren; Madison, Shayla, Chris, Terry, Jenny, Paul, Jessica, Elora, Saviour, Katherine, Kala, Ethen, and Ben.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by three brothers, Buddy Brown, Bill Brown, David Brown and a sister, Susie Riddle.
The family is at their respective homes and visitation will be held 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 26th at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Thomas Hill officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Spartanburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to El Bethel United Methodist Church, 820 S. Church Street, Spartanburg, S.C. 29306.
Seawright Funeral Home and Crematory