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Aug. 3, 1931-Dec. 15, 2011

DUDLEY -- Florence Lively Garner, 80, passed away Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jeff Daughtry and Mr. Kelvin Coates officiating. Committal will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends this evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

She was the daughter of the late John L. and Susan L. Lively and the wife of Joseph Garner.

Mrs. Garner was a homemaker and a member of May's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Garner is survived by a son, Tony E. Garner of Goldsboro; two brothers, John and James Lively both of Biloxi, Miss.; a sister, Jane Glavan of Biloxi, Miss.; two grandchildren, Stacy Lane and Travis Garner both of Goldsboro; and a great-grandchild, Nolan K. Lane.

She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph E. Garner, and two sisters, Joan Tapper and Mary Hedgecoth.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Place, Goldsboro, NC, 27530

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Garner family, and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 18, 2011 9:52 AM