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Gloria "Jackie" Cowart Varnado

10/15/1932 - 09/06/2020

Obituary for Gloria "Jackie" Cowart Varnado

Gloria “Jackie’ Varnado, age 87, passed away on September 6, 2020. She was born October 15 ,1932 in Baton Rouge, LA to Irma and Louis Cowart. She graduated from Istrouma High School in 1950. In 1951 she married the love of her life, Leonard Varnado. She resided in Denham Springs for 63 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Denham Springs. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. Jackie loved music. Whether it was playing hymns on the piano or singing harmony to her favorite gospel songs, she always had a song in her heart. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, Thursday, September 10, from 12 p.m. until service a 2 p.m., officiated by Dr. Leo Miller. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. Her 8 grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Jackie is survived by her 2 sons and their wives, Kenneth Varnado (Janet) and Richard Varnado (Jean); daughter and son-in-law, Susan Scardina (Bryan) and son-in-law, Arnett Stratton; grandchildren, Scott Varnado, Kyle Varnado, Mathew Varnado (Christine), Joshua Varnado, Riley Varnado (Shelley), Maverick LeBlanc, Benjamin LeBlanc (Kadi), Tyler Scardina (Krysti), and Rachel Scardina; great-grandchildren, Lawson, Liam, Lincoln Varnado, Caleb LeBlanc, and Grayson Scardina; many nieces and nephews, all of which she loved deeply. She was preceded in death by husband, Leonard Varnado; daughter, Rhonda Stratton; sister, June Hicks; brother, Raymond Cowart; and parents, Irma and Louis Cowart. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.

Services

10
Sep

Visitation

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Seale Funeral Home - Denham Springs
1720 S. Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
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10
Sep

Funeral Service

02:00 PM
Seale Funeral Home - Denham Springs
1720 S. Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
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10
Sep

Interment

03:00 PM
Evergeen Memorial Park
1720 S. Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
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Condolences

Sorry, I could not make the services, I loved caring for Mrs. Jackie we would pray together, sing, watch the soaps and laugh a lot.She was a very loving and caring person I will miss her very much.
- Gwen Williams
Was hoping I would be able to attend the services, however, I can't. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have so many good memories of the years I lived next door to your family. Will be praying for you!
- Gwen Bailey
Aunt Jackie always had that sweet smile. She was a very special lady and a great Christian example. Sorry we aren't able to attend the service, but know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
- Cheri DeCoux
Had a great visit with Miss Jackie last October while visiting in Denham Springs. I wii always remember the beautiful smile she had! She and the entire Varnado family were a huge part of our lives that wii live in our memories! Thank you Rick for taking me by! Please know, all of you are in our thoughts and prayers!
- Marc Greene

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