Ruby Varnam, a native and lifelong resident of Morgan City, went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2013, at Morgan City Health Care Center following a brief illness.
Visitation will be March 5, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Hargrave Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Brother Ben Thibodaux officiating. Ruby will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Mausoleum.
Ruby was born on May 28, 1925, in Morgan City, the first daughter of Easton and Lillian Domangue. She earned a GED in order to enroll as a student of the first graduating class of the LPN program at Young Memorial. She was a staff nurse at Lakewood Hospital for many years, and later, as an office nurse for Dr. Daniels and Metz, and Dr. Theiring. Ruby was a devoted member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband of 66 years, Clarence Varnam Jr.; and her son-in-law, Robert “Bobby” Plessala.
She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Lynette Plessala of Morgan City; two grandsons, Steve Plessala and his companion, Brent Fredrick, of Morgan City, and Craig Plessala and his wife, Nicki, of Bourg; one great-granddaughter, Kensie Plessala; one great-grandson, Conner Plessala; three sisters, Norma Nell Colligan and her husband, James, of Lafayette, Patricia Kordonway of Morgan City, and Shirley Broussard and her husband, Lobert, of Gibson; two brothers, Gerald Domangue of Barataria and Harris Domangue and his wife, Sevim, of Beltsville, Md.; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Young Memorial Vocational LPN Program or the charity of your choice.