Varnal Roy Deal

Published 5:00 am Monday, July 6, 2009

Services for Varnal Roy Deal, of Baton Rouge, La. and formerlyof Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at Brookhaven FuneralHome Chapel on Natchez Drive with burial in Riverwood MemorialPark.

Visitation is Saturday from 4 until 9 p.m. at the funeral homeand Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m.

Mr. Deal, 92, died July 2, 2009, at St. Clare Manor NursingHome. He was born in Morley, Mo., on March 19, 1917, to Arthur andBessie Brett Deal.

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He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. ArmyMedical Corp. Mr. Deal retired from Brookhaven Funeral Home after33 years of service. While living in Brookhaven, he was a member ofFirst Baptist Church, Cecil Rhodes Sunday school class and theBrookhaven Exchange Club.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Debbie DealRice; his brothers, Clifton Deal and Carlos Deal; and a sister,Melva Protz.

Survivors are his wife of 63 years, Edna Deal; a daughter,Beverly Redd and husband, Glen Redd Sr.; his five grandchildren;and his seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Glen Redd Sr., Glen Redd Jr., Shane Redd,Spencer Redd, Taylor Redd and Russell Young Jr.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Brookhaven ExchangeClub.