Barge Garner

Obituary of Barge Garner

Memorial services for Barge Garner, age 75, of Wedowee will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 2:00 PM (CST) at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gary Henderson and Rev. Josh Hickman officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 PM (CST) on Saturday, February 15th before services begin. Mr. Garner passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Valeria J. Garner of Wedowee; two daughters, Gayle Gordon (husband, Bob) of McDonough, GA, and Lynn Coe of Newnan, GA; three grandchildren, Torrie Gordon, Levi Coe, and Ethan Coe; and one brother, Tommy Garner of Newnan, GA. A Hogansville, Georgia native, Mr. Garner was born on November 12, 1944, the son of Marion Garner Sr., and Mildred Nichols Garner. He was a member of Wedowee First United Methodist Church where he served as a Trustee and was retired from Georgia Power Company after 36 years. Mr. Garner loved fishing, traveling, working in his yard, and most of all, spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wedowee First United Methodist Church.