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Alvin Lee Garner

October 10, 1935 — February 20, 2023

 

Funeral Services celebrating the life of Mr. Alvin Lee “Top” Garner, 87, of Winnsboro, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at the First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro, LA with Rev. Fran Guy officiating.  Interment will follow in the Coax Cemetery.

 

Mr. Garner was born on October 10, 1935, in Wisner, LA and passed away on February 20, 2023, at his residence in Winnsboro, LA.  Mr. Garner was an active member at First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro, LA. He loved his church and church family, especially the Men’s Sunday School Group. Top was in the Air Force and was stationed at Lackland Air Force base in Texas and also in Africa and Columbus, Mississippi.  Top and Frances were married for 65 years. They had a camp on Toledo Bend at Twin Island Marina for many years where they loved to go and spend time with their family. They loved to travel. They and the kids went on many vacations across the United States. They retired back to Baskin to the farm where they enjoyed working with cows, horses and spending time with their granddaughters.  Top loved and doted on his granddaughters and some of his happiest times were with them on the farm. He always had a little pocket change to send home with them.

 

Mr. Garner is preceded in death by his parents, Walter E. and Edna Garner; brother, Marion Garner and two sisters, Gwen Hayes and Voncille Hargrove.

 

Survivors include his wife, Frances D. Garner; son, David Garner and wife, LaLou; daughter, Leigh Ann “Sissy” Garner; granddaughters, Ashton Ward and husband, Austin, and Rebecca Garner; great granddaughter, Mary-Frances Ward “Francie”; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Pallbearers will be Danny Ashley, Chad Carraway, Blake McManus, Sam Nations, Larry Jackson, and Eddie Bo Carroll.

 

Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until Service Time on Wednesday at the church.

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Methodist Church Winnsboro

2510 Loop Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Methodist Church Winnsboro

2510 Loop Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295

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