Amy Grace Josey Varco, age 87 of Owosso, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be held at Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel in
Owosso. Pastor John Walworth will be officiating with burial to
follow in HillcrestMemorialGardens. The family receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday
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Amy was born August 14, 1927
in Ahmeek, Michigan a daughter of John and Wilhelmina "Minnie" (Effinger) Josey. She married Calvin Varco
in Owosso on September 5, 1947
and together raised 3 children.
Mrs. Varco was a member of the Odd Fellows and
Rebecca's in Owosso and was the "Peanut Brittle Lady" for
Jennings-Lyons Chapel for many years.
She is survived by her children: Gary (Linda ) Varco
of Vernon, Dennis (Paula) Varco of Owosso, Marcia
(Bruce) Owen of Swartz Creek; grandchildren: Julie (Mike) Robbins, Robert Varco, Jennifer (Kevin) Oja,
Ashley and Matthew Varco, Brent (Angela) Owen, Angela
(Edward) Donathan and great grandson: JaxonWieske. She was preceded in
death by her husband Calvin on Sept. 20, 2005;
parents; sister; Marion Williams; brothers: Allen Josey and Fred Josey. A special thank you to Amy's care giver Denise Vsetual.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family to be split evenly between
Grace Hospice, Shiawassee Council on Aging and Respite. Online condolences may
be sent to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com.