|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 2012|
WEST FRANKFORT - Tommy I. Garner, 81, of West Frankfort, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin.
She was born Sept. 28, 1931, in Benton, to Arthur and Ruby Lee (Ingram) Garner.
Survivors include two sons, Michael and (Jean) Pickles of Hampshire, and Cary Pickles of West Frankfort; two daughters, Jean and (Dana) Nielsen and Jackie Botteron, all of Ogilvie Minn.; grandchildren, Tanya Zuke, Melissa Kreplin, Katelyn Pickles, Nick Pickles, Dustin Pickles, Erin Pickles, Cory Nielsen, Cara Jillette, Josh Nielsen, Billy Pickles, Aimee Pickles, Brandon Pickles, Stephanie Pickles, Steve Pickles and Jaime Pickles; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Steve Pickles; her former husband, Billy J. Pickles; two sisters, Pauline Garner and Betty Lannom; and three brothers, John, Bill and Arthur Garner.
She was a member of Christian Worship Center in West Frankfort and worked as a seamstress for many years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort, with the Rev. Toedy Holley-Gray officiating. Burial will be in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Worship Center and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on November 3, 2012
Arthur Jenkins Garner (1892 - 1932)
Ruby Lee Ingram Garner (1902 - 1970)
Betty Garner Lannom (1922 - 1996)*
Arthur Jay Garner (1924 - 1991)*
Tommy I Garner Pickles (1931 - 2012)
Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Elizabeth Parrott
Record added: Nov 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100328230
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