Varnell Phillips, age 68, of Orange, passed away Friday, July 1, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.  Under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home, private graveside services will be held at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
 
Varnell was born March 1, 1948 to the late Sally Marie (Burnett) and Clarence Derm Halliburton in Angelina County. She was a resident of Orange, for most of her life, where she raised her three children. Varnell was a Christian woman who loved her Lord Jesus Christ. She loved her children and her family, and she was always willing to help them in any way she could. Varnell woke up every day wanting to live her life to the fullest.
 
She is preceded in death by her parents and her two brothers, Curtis Halliburton and Gary Halliburton.
 
Those left to cherish the memory of Varnell are her daughter, Stephanie Breaux; two sons, Troy Phillips and Chris Phillips; brother, Roylee Halliburton; sisters, Shirley Hearn, Laverne Garza, Earline Meador and JoAnn Krustchinsky and her grandchildren, Blake Breaux, Heather Breaux, Eric Phillips, Crystal Meyers, Christie Phillips and Haley Phillips.