Mr. Jimmy Leroy Garner

Mr. Jimmy Leroy Garner, age 72 of Whispering Woods Road, Martin passed away Monday, July 25, 2022 at his residence.

A son of the late Raymond Garner and Elise Holcomb Garner, he was born May 18, 1950 in Habersham County, Georgia having lived all his life in Stephens County.  He was employed with Tugalo Construction Company for 15 years as a truck driver and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Clarkesville.  He was a loving daddy and paw paw and loved being outdoors.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Randy, Charles, Harold and Gene, five sisters, Margaret, Elizabeth, Sharon, Pauline and Joan and by a son, Stoney Ivester.

Survivors include the mother of his children and the love of his life, Yvonne Garner; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angel and Benny Roland of Martin and Melisa and Shane Sheriff of Toccoa; two sons and daughter-in-law, Casey and Michelle Garner of Toccoa and Frankie Ivester of Martin; grandchildren, Amber, Haley, Taylor, Andrew, Ashley, Dana, Ashley, Justin, Coty, Zach, Matthew, Alexandra and Bronson; seventeen great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews.

There will be a shindig at Paw Paw’s house, 374 Whispering Woods Road, Martin, Georgia on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 1 o’clock p.m. and food will be provided. This was his request.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 in memory of Mr. Jimmy Leroy Garner.

His final ride and burial will be at 374 Whispering Woods Road, Martin, Georgia, private family cemetery with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Jimmy Leroy Garner.