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Johnnie Linton Garner
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1940
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1967, Vietnam

Transcription of Obituary from The Bryan Eagle, 5 Sept 1967

Capt. Garner

Captain Johnny L. Garner, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Garner, Rt. 3 in Bryan, was killed Saturday when the helicopter he was piloting and another helicopter collided in midair near Da Nang, South Vietnam.

Funeral services to be conducted with full military honors, are to be held at the Steep Hollow Baptist Church with the Revs. David Rowland and Louis Walston officiating. No date has been set for the funeral.

Burial is scheduled to follow at Steep Hollow Cemetery under direction of the Hillier Funeral Home.

Capt Garner was born in Bryan June 18, 1940. Except for military servcice he had lived here all his life.

He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1958, where he played football. He was a 1963 graduate of Texas A&M University. He entered the United States Marine Corps in 1963 and flew H-34 helicopters.

Capt. Garner is survived by his wife; his parents; a daughter, Linton Dale Garner; and two sisters, Mrs. Edward V. Adams, Jr. of Waco, and Jackie Sue Garner of Bryan. Mrs. J. D. Barnett, Jr. of Bryan is his maternal grandmother.

Spouse of Francis A. (Simpson) Garner 
 
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 Parents:
  Altus Linton Garner (1912 - 1991)
  Gertrude Ozell Barnett Garner (1919 - 1991)
 
 Sibling:
  Icy Irene Garner (1939 - 1939)*
  Johnnie Linton Garner (1940 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Texas Captain US Marine Corps Vietnam
 
Burial:
Steep Hollow Cemetery
Bryan (Brazos County)
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 2, Space 127
 
Created by: B. Coker
Record added: Jan 17, 2008
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Captain HMM-363, MAG-16, 1ST MAW United States Marine Corps Vietnam War.
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