Varah was born May 31, 1935 in San Benito, Texas to Ross and Irene DeFee. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greenville.
Those left to cherish her memory are; daughter Janet Broihier (Mark), of Plano, son Daryl Ross Raye (Sandy), of Greenville, Grandchildren; Brandie Henderson (John), Courtney Kilmer (Jeremiah), Andrew Raye, Samantha Raye, and Ashley Raye. Great-Grandchildren; Conner Henderson, Alex Henderson, Jaxson Kilmer, Brooklynn Kilmer. She was preceded in death by; sister, Joan Hill, and her parents.
Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen foundation.