Obituary for Raymond Elmore Garner
Raymond Elmore Garner, 71, passed away Friday, November 10. 2017. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Brenda; his daughter, Natalie Luther (Rex), of Southaven; two sons, Jason Garner(Keri) of Southaven; Raymond Garner, Jr., of Southaven; two step daughters, Lonna Wills (Lewis), of Olive Branch; Donna Foshee (Rodney), of Southaven; one brother, George Garner (Becky); of Hernando; three grandchildren, Rebecca and Jackson Luther and Jason Garner, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, G. T. and Mildred “Mimi” Garner; a brother, Jack Garner and a granddaughter, Abigail Luther. Raymond loved playing gospel music on his guitar, and driving his John Deere tractor. He retired from the IC Railroad after 42 years.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in his name to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital of Calvary Baptist Church. Family and friends will gather to share memories 10am-12pm, Tuesday followed by services at 12 pm. Both at Calvary Baptist Church, Southaven, MS. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park-South (901)346-3250