Carolyn Anne “Cheely” Vargo, 74, of Greenville, SC died August 19, 2021. She was born in Hopewell, VA on October 5, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Odis Gee and Ida Belle Jolly Cheely.
She served as pianist, organist and choir director for churches in Virginia. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, needlepoint and working puzzles. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Thomas Allen Vargo; son Christopher Vargo and his wife, Jo Ann, of Greenville, SC; son Allen Vargo and his wife, Lynette, of Seneca, SC; grandchildren, Elizabeth of Greenville, SC, Daniel of Greenville, SC and Grace Ann of Seneca, SC; a brother Douglas Cheely of Laurens, SC; a brother James Cheely and his wife Bonnie of Glasgow, KY; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by not only her parents but also a brother, Thomas Cheely, of Alabama and a sister-in-law, Kathy Cheely, of South Carolina.
She was buried at Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens, North Prince George, VA.
A memorial service will be held on August 30, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at Hampton Park Baptist Church, 875 State Park Road, Greenville, SC 29609.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Campus Outreach SERVE Cheely Ministry Fund, Dept #485, PO Box 4458, Houston, TX 77210-4458.
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