Wendell Wayne Garner

Wendell Wayne Garner, 78, of Marionville, passed away Sept. 7, 2019, in Monett. He was born in Garfield, Ark., Oct. 4, 1940, to Roy and Marie Garner. He was married to Sandy Marks and they shared nearly 30 years together.
He graduated high school in Aurora in 1958. After serving in the US Air Force, he worked in construction and then for the Chicago Northwest Railroad. He took early retirement from the railroad in 1989 and moved to Branson, where he owned the Corner Deli. Later he owned Garner’s General Store in Billings and Aurora and the Long John Silver’s. After retiring, he raised reining horses and cattle on his small property in Marionville. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Gideons of Greene County West, Republic.
He is survived by: wife, Sandy Garner; children, Greg (Cherri) Garner, Candace Garner, Christina Walden and Mike (Jennifer) Garner; step-sons, Russell and Weston Marks; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by: his parents; brothers, Jimmy and Bobby Garner; and two sisters that died in infancy.


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