James “Ellison” Garner, 89, of Ontario, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Baker City.
His funeral was at 1 p.m. MST Monday, Feb. 3, in Ontario at the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel. Vault interment was at the Rosedale Memorial Gardens in Payette, Idaho.
Mr. Garner was born on June 14. 1913, at Fairfax. Mo., to Albert and Cordia Spencer Garner. He was educated at Stanberry, Mo. and came to Ontario in 1932. He married Fay Pearson on Aug. 22, 1936, at Payette. Mrs. Garner died in 2000.
The Garners made their home at Ontario where he was a partner in the Ontario Grain Co. for 32 years. He also worked for the City of Ontario for seven years.
He was a member of the Assembly of God Church and loved hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his two sons and their wives; Eugene and Louann Garner of Springfield and Max and Melissa Garner of Haines; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters; and a brother.
He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, February, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor