Tonja Ann Varnado-Seal
November 9, 1967 - December 11, 2021
Tonja Ann Varnado-Seal, age 54 and a resident of Franklinton, passed away Saturday morning December 11, 2021 at her home. She was a 1985 graduate of Bowling Green School where she was a member of the Lady Bucs basketball team. Tonja had her Master’s plus 30 in School Administration and worked throughout the local schools systems. She worked at Franklinton High School and Franklinton Junior High School, the Bogalusa City Schools and Northshore Charter School as a counselor, Principal, Vice-Principal, in other administrative positions as well as a softball and basketball coach. Tonja loved helping the countless young men and women she met through the years. She enjoyed relaxing in her swimming pool and spending time with her family.
Survived by: Daughter and Spouse: Malarie Jenkins Hamilton and Britton Hamilton of Covington; Son: Coley Varnado Jenkins of Franklinton; Brothers and a Sister in law: Michael L. Varnado of Franklinton, Ruston C. Varnado and Shelly Varnado of Folsom; Mother in law: Brenda Duncan Seal of Varnado; Special Friend: Steve Whitney of Tennessee; Also numerous beloved nieces, nephews and other family members and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kevin Jacob Seal, mother Peggy Chiles Varnado, father Harold Varnado, Sr., sister Tammy V. Ingram, brother Alan M. Varnado, brother and sister in law Harold Varnado, Jr. and Rhonda Varnado, sister in law Debbie Varnado, father in law Houston Seal, Jr. aunt Carolyn “Kakie” Sumrall.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home (1109 Bene Street, Franklinton) on Tuesday December 14th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 8:00 pm Tuesday with Rev. Leon Hickman officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers: Todd Magee, Stephen Wise, Joe Culpepper, Steve Bullock, Brent Magee, David “Buddy” Garrett, Rashad “Bo” Jackson, Andre "Thump" Tate