John W. Garner, 78, of Pilot Grove, formerly of Marshall, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove.
Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. William W. Harlow officiated. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Longwood Presbyterian Church.
Born May 18, 1925, in Howard County, near Glasgow, he was the son of the late Charles Whaley Garner and Leona Bell Whitlock Garner. He had lived in Pilot Grove since 1992 and was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He had worked as a farmhand and had various other jobs.
Survivors include one brother, David Garner of Sedalia; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and one half sister.