|Birth: ||May 3, 1875|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1959|
Mrs. Mattie Garner, 83, resident of the Mt. Zion-Wheeling Community died in a Winnfield hospital March 21, after a short illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Methodist Church with Rev. D. S. Durand, pastor and Mrs. Lula Wardlow officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.
Acting as pallbearers were grandsons-in-law, Jack Smith, Ervin Neal, David Ward, Paul Downs, Willie Duffy, Marvin Jowers, Frank Bandy, and Walter Dodson.
Mrs. Garner was the former Miss Mattie Hallmark of the Mt. Zion Community before her marriage to the late Mr. John Garner, who preceded her in death several years. She joined the Mt. Zion Methodist Church in her early childhood days and was a faithful member until her death.
Surviving are five sons, Paul, Odis, Arnold and J. E., Jr., of Montgomery, Eugene Garner of Baton Rouge; three daughters, Miss Mal [sic Mae] Garner, Mrs. Richard Horn, Mrs. Pearl Jennings, all of Montgomery; 28 grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise-News American, March 26, 1959
NOTE: Mattie Hallmark married John E. Garner on May 25, 1891 in Winn Parish, LA.
John Elbert Garner (1867 - 1940)*
Mary Ola Garner Crew (1895 - 1950)*
Martha Lucy Garner Stroud (1897 - 1927)*
Lula J. Garner Horn (1899 - 1970)*
Nola Mae Garner (1901 - 1991)*
John Paul Garner (1904 - 1968)*
Pearl Elva Garner Jennings (1906 - 1980)*
Eugene Garner (1908 - 1969)*
James Otis Garner (1911 - 1962)*
Arnold L. Garner (1913 - 1972)*
John Ebbin Garner (1918 - 1972)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Sep 09, 2009
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