BENTON, KY - Lera Ruth (Gilliam) Garner, age 95, of Benton, KY, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 10:15 p.m. at Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital in Murray, KY. Born December 22, 1916 in Maury Co., TN., she was a retired sales clerk for the Sears and Robuck Company and was a member of the Briensburg Church of Christ.
She was the daughter of the late Andy Gillian and the late Hattie (Bell) Gilliam.
She is survived by two daughters; Carol Ann Wyatt, husband James of Benton, KY. and Norma Jean Dunn, husband Bobby of Murray, KY; six grandchildren; Dara Bolts of Murphreesboro, TN., David Wyatt of Mexico, MO., Dane Wyatt of Benton, KY., Jeff Dunn of Mayfield, KY., Steve Dunn of Clarksville, TN., Andy Dunn of Murray, KY., and seven great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 44 years, L.E. Garner who passed away in 1976, and her brother Horace Gilliam.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY
Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Graveside in the Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena, AR.,
Bobby Baker will be officiate.
Interment is to follow in the Sunset Memorial Park, West Helena, AR.
No public visitation is scheduled.
Friends may call at the Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena, AR., Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
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