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Adelaide “Addie” Garner

Adelaide “Addie” Garner, age 90, of Cove, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Mena Manor. She was born on Thursday, April 22, 1926 to James Addison and Irene Stocks Williams in West Point, Texas.

Addie graduated in 1944 at Smithville High School in Smithville, Texas.  In 1948, she married her husband, J.A. Garner in Indianhead, Maryland.  In 1959, she and her family moved to Polk County and in 1965 moved to Cove.  She was a very active member of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Cove where she enjoyed church social and baking breads for them.  Addie was a loving sister in law, cousin, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved son, Jimmy Garner; sister in law and brother in law, Marie and James Andrews; very special aunts and uncles, cousins.

Addie is survived by her brother and sister in law, Hershel and Anita Garner of Gallatin, Texas; nephew, Stephen Darner and wife, Carolyn Garner of Nacogdoches, Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 9, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Cove with Brother Charles Sutton officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation will be general at the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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