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George Earl Garner

June 18, 1938 — November 18, 2020

George Earl Garner, age 82 of Kenton, Tennessee, passed away from this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Jackson Madison County Hospital. Graveside services for Mr. Garner will be conducted on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Sunnyside Cemetery with Bro. Shawn Allred officiating.  

He was born June 18, 1938 in Sidonia, Tennessee; the son of the late Earl & Estelle Sullivan Garner. He retired from C.W. Sanderson’s as a serviceman and delivery driver.  George loved his family.  He rode his wheelchair to enjoy watching his granddaughters play softball, loved watching Logan play the drums, and had a nickname for everyone.  George also loved his wife’s chicken & dressing, making sure he was the first to sample, then stating it needing more sage.  He enjoyed rabbit hunting and his beagle hounds.

He is survived by his loving wife, Patsy Whitworth Garner; two children, Jeff (Dana) Garner, Christy Garner; four sister, Lois Barner, Linda Byers, Debbie Cooke, Becky Wilson; four grandchildren, Logan Garner, Lexie Garner, Braden Moore (Hannah), Kerstin Moore; two great grandchildren, Weslyn Moore, Waylon Moore; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cecil Garner; and sister, Betty Parrish.

Masks and social distancing are required at the graveside service.

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