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Paul Newton Garner

Obituary Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Paul Newton Garner, age 90 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

Born in Canton, Georgia on March 26, 1928, he was a son of the late George Thomas Garner and Nora Kemp Bolden. Mr. Garner retired from Fieldale as a supervisor in the processing plant. He was the former Mayor of Alto for 12 years. Mr. Garner enjoyed gardening and cattle farming. He was a member of Living Mission United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by step son, Wesley Glenn Martin; grandson, Josh Irwin Worley; brothers, Thomas Edward Garner and Harold Lee Garner; sister, Claudine Martin.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Nell Ervin Garner; son and daughter-in-law, Tim & Sandra Garner of Lula; daughters and son-in-law, Tammy Murray of Alto and Jean & Kerry Collins of Gainesville; step son, David Martin of Alto; step daughters and step sons-in-law, Patti & Cecil Worley of Homer and Carol & Dale Carter of Lula; daughter-in-law, Vickie Martin of Alto; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; brother, Tommy Garner of Tennessee; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am, Saturday, December 1, 2018 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Pastor John Wood and Rev. Deron Crocker officiating. Interment will follow in Living Mission United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to The Gideon’s International Habersham South Camp, PO Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

 

Funeral Date
12/01/2018 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
Phone
706-778-8668
Address
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531
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