Mary Lou B. Garner

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, April 2, 2019

March 15, 1930 – March 24, 2019

BALL, La. — Graveside services for Mary Lou B. Garner, 89, of Vidalia, who died Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Vidalia, were Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Ball, La., with the Rev. Wayne Spencer officiating.
Burial followed under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.
Mrs. Garner was born March 15, 1930, in Bloomburg, Texas, the daughter of William Bunting and Nettie Joseph Bunting.
The family moved to Oil City, La., where she completed high school and went on to graduate from Elliot Business School in Shreveport, La.
She was active in the Vidalia Methodist Church — she sang in the choir and took part in all church activities. She loved needle point, dancing and taking cruises. She loved animals, birds and always fed the strays and her pet squirrels.
Garner was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Thomas Raymond Parmeter and Brady Roy Carner III; one brother, Robert N. Bunting; and one sister, Virginia Shaffer.
Survivors include her husband, Brady Roy Garner Jr.; one brother, Thomas E. Bunting of Oil City; two sisters-in-law, Margie JoAnn Garner and Hazel Lola Roton; two nieces, Charmin Rae and Lenora Pickett; one nephew, Charles Shaffer; caregivers, Dena Reece Myers and Susan Chapman; and special friend, the Rev. Wayne Spencer.
The family extends special thanks to Encompass Hospice and especially nurses Penny Crane and Jessie Credle.
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