Ms. Varvel attended Brookport First Church of God.
Mary is survived by her husband, Paul Elliot of Metropolis; her mother, Norma Varvel of Brookport; one brother, Gary Varvel; two nieces, Bethany Varvel and Keisha Vineyard; one nephew, Kyle Vineyard; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gary Richard Varvel; her paternal grandparents, Howard and Irene Varvel; her maternal grandparents, Ross and Lyllian Burrus; two uncles, Jimmy and Jack Burrus; and two aunts, Gale Galbraith and Sherry Oien.
Funeral service was held Tuesday at Brookport First Church of God with Rev. Charles Tate officiating. Burial followed at Otterbein Cemetery.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.