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"College Point's" Oldest Matriarch Gone Home

 

December 16, 2021

Ruth Hunter Varner

Ruth Hunter Varner, the oldest matriarch of the College Point community, transitioned to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. She was the oldest and one of the last descendants of the famous Wesley's Barbecue clan. She was well known throughout the College Point community where she lived for over 75 years. People always enjoyed stopping by her house to have a glass of tea on a Sunday after church. She was always well respected and her quiet, meek humble spirit that she displayed throughout her church where she worked tirelessly, shall never be forgotten. The 94-year-old mat...



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