Posted: Friday, November 21, 2008 1:34 am
The Messenger. 11.20.08 Garner Edmiston, 98, of Covington, a former resident of Union City, died Nov. 18, 2008, at Covington Manor Nursing Home. He was the father of Clinton Edmiston of Obion County. Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Millington Chapel of Munford Funeral Home. Interment will follow in West Union Cemetery in Millington. Friends may call at the chapel from noon-2 p.m. Friday. He was born Sept. 3, 1910, in Memphis, son of the late Charlie and Bessie Virginia (Morton) Edmiston. He was a member of Kerrville United Methodist Church and was a Mason. He was the widower of Marie Edmiston. Survivors include two other sons, Wesley Edmiston and Wilbur Edmiston; two brothers, Alfred Edmiston and Virgil Edmiston; and nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.