James Edwin


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James Edwin Garner

May 28 1909 - Aug 24 2005

Mr. James Edwin Garner, age 96 of Beaumont, Texas passed away on August 24, 2005 in Richardson, Texas. He was born on May 28, 1909 in Conway, Missouri to James and Cynthia Garner. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of WWII. He married Ruby Sloan on November 30, 1930 in Florida. Mr. Garner was the owner of Garner Supply Company and was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas. He also was a faithful member of the Senior Men’s Sunday School Class. He was a 33-degree mason with the Masonic Lodge Knights Templer in Beaumont. Mr. Garner was a member of numerous clubs and organizations in Beaumont. He is survived by his son, Joe Garner of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, James Garner of Eugene, Oregon and Jo Kathryn Keith of Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Garner was preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers and sisters. A service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, August 27, 2005 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont, Texas with Rev. Mark Adams officiating.
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