Mr. Garner died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his residence.
Born March 25, 1936, in White County, he was a son of the late Ernest and Lessie Dalton Garner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bettie Mixon Garner; son, Stacy Todd Garner; brother, Vernon Garner; and sister, LouElla Barrett.
Mr. Garner was employed by Liberty National Life Insurance Company as an insurance agent for 30 years. He was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Carla Dean Garner of Alto; son, Steve Garner of Cleveland; brother, Jerry Garner of Cleveland; sisters, Allene Stovall of Gainesville, Katie Pitts of Mt. Airy and Barbara Palmer of Cleveland; and two grandchildren, Christopher Garner and Casey Garner.
Memorial donations may be made to Egleston Children’s Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
June 22, 2012