Varry Arrington, 75, formerly of Holly Springs, died August 15, 2019. The widow of Alvin Arrington, she worked many years at Western Electric and Aurora Housing and later went back to school and received her cosmetology license.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on August 24 at New Community Baptist Church in Aurora, Ill. Pastor George Rayford officiated. Burial was in Spring Lake Cemetery in Aurora.
She leaves two daughters, Dana (Shadrack) Oke of Bristol, Ill., Donna Denise (Marshall) Straughter of Memphis, Tenn.; one son, Jerrol Humphries of Bristol; three sisters, Eva Dukes of Southfield, Mich., Sharon (Clarence) Allen of Holly Springs, Patricia (Robert) White of Holly Springs; one brother, David (Veronica) Dukes of Holly Springs; one godson, Jermaine Wright of Sugar Grove, Ill.; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Cornelius Humphries; two brothers, Fred Sheffield and her twin, Larry Dukes; and one sister, Lela Ann Wilkins.