Alta Garner

Obituary of Alta Garner


Alta P. Garner, 91, of Carlinville, IL passed away Thursday evening, March 8, 2018, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Carlinville.

Alta was born February 10, 1927, in Potosi, MO, the youngest daughter of Charles Grant and Zoe L (Midgett) Corder.

She married Norman I. Garner on January 13, 1946 in Potosi, MO and he passed away September 29, 2001.

Alta was very active in her church and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carlinville for over 67 years. Alta and Norman loved to travel even if was just for a Sunday drive.

Alta was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son, James Isaac Garner.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 9:00 to 11:00 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, where funeral services will take place at 11:00 am with Rev. Cliff Woodman officiating.

Burial will follow in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville.

Alta is survived by her daughter, Karen Lee (Richard) Maxwell of Longmont, CO, son, Charles Eugene Garner of Searcy, AK, 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, a great great granddaughter and a sister, Edna Rowe of Potosi, MO.

Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.