The Messenger. 01.04.08
Donny Lewis Garner, 67, of Dresden, brother of Gerald Garner of Union City, died Jan. 2, 2008, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden, with burial following there in Sunset Cemetery. Ricky Phillips will officiate and pallbearers will be Phillip Vallee, Mike Swaim, Alan Hughey, Lynn Kelly, Jeff Capps and Jim Randolph. Honorary pallbearers will be elders of Martin Church of Christ.
He was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Weakley County, son of the late Fonzo Thomas and Leslie Eugene (Insco) Garner. He was an antique collector and a member of Martin Church of Christ and had been employed at Haldex Corp.
Survivors also include his wife, Judy Carol (Webb) Garner; his daughter and son-in-law, Danta and Tommy Erwin of Martin; his sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Tommy Babb of Martin; another brother, Earl Garner of Dresden; his sister-in-law, Pat Garner of Union City; and his grandchild, Payton Erwin of Martin.