Obie Dea Garner

Published 4:15pm Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Mr. Obie Dea Garner, 97, a resident of Deatsville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 9, 2013, and was reunited with his beloved wife of 77 years, Janie Wingard Garner, who passed away on Jan. 11, 2013.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. June 11 at New Hope Baptist Church in Deatsville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. June 11 at New Hope Baptist Church with Elder Louis Culver and the Rev. Jimmy Simpler officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Garner was preceded in death by his wife; son, Jimmy D. Garner; four brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Ann Garner (Ed) Howell; grandchildren, Dr. Paul (Pat) Johnson and Susan (Trey) Connell; great grandchildren, Heather, Sara, and Will Johnson and Tristan and Tanner Connell.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Brown Jr., Will Johnson, Trey Connell, Ray Garner, Bill Oakes and Ellis Garner Jr.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to New Hope Baptist Men’s ministry, 6191 Lightwood Road, Deatsville, AL 36022.
The family expresses many thanks to caregivers Lynn, Cynthia, Debbie and Linda for all their love and assistance.
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