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Emma Garner

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Emma Elizabeth Garner, 88, of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, May 21, 2007, at her residence.

Born Feb. 16, 1919, in Greenville, Mo., daughter of the late William Jessie and Minnie Sritchfield Merriman, she was of the General Baptist faith.

On Oct. 22, 1938, in Kennett, she married Frank Arthur Garner, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Alvin Garner and wife, Barbara, of Holcomb; three grandchildren, Dennis and David Garner, both of Holcomb and Elizabeth Crutchfield, of Broseley, Mo. and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Cletus Garner; two sisters, Bertha Laden and Gladys Garner and one brother Clarence Merriman.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 24, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lesley Burchard officiating.

Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.