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James D. (Jim) Garner, Sr

Obituary Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

James D. (Jim) Garner,Sr., 85, of Cumming, formerly of Marietta, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  Jim was a native of Marietta, graduating from Marietta High School.  After graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.  Following his time in service, he attended the University of Georgia and went to work for CIT, General Electric and retired from Textron.  Jim was a member of Kennesaw Lodge #33 F&AM and Yaarab Shrine.   He is preceded in death by his son, Jim Garner, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ann Gwin Garner of Cumming; son, Steven Garner of Dallas, GA; daughter, Alicia (Paul) Polley of Woodstock; grandchildren, Lauren Garner, Ryan Polley, Matthew Polley, Davis Polley, Emily Polley, Austin Awtrey, Chase Awtrey; daughter-in-law, Donna Cory of Cumming; brother, Harry (Liz) Garner of Canton; a niece and several nephews.

A funeral mass will be held Saturday, July 22, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church with The Rev. Fr. Tripp Norris officiating.  Inurnment will be later at Georgia National Cemetery.

Flowers are welcomed or you may make contributions to St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 949 James Burgess Rd., Suwanee, GA 30024.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Date
07/22/2017 at 1:30PM
Funeral Home
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory
210 Ingram Ave. , Cumming 30040