Sylvester Garner

Published 9:02 am Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Sylvester “Dollar Bill” Garner, 80. Bassfield, were held on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. atSt. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Bassfield. Interment was in Wheeler Cemetery, Bassfield. Rev. Roy L. Thompson officiated the services. Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Garner died on Nov. 15, 2017.

Pallbearers were Kendrick Garner, Randy Reese, Johnny Reese, Arthur Griffith, Glenn Reese Jr. and Tim Dyess.

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Honorary pallbearers were James Reese, Michael Reese, Glenn Reese, Jerry Keys, Damen Reese, Henry Myers, Henry Myers Jr. and Tom Keys

Flower bearers were his nieces and friends.

Mr. Garner loved the outdoors of living on rural land with his family and many animals. He was employed for many years with the A. F. Hawkins Lumber Company.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jessie L. Holloway Keys; two sisters, Louise Mayfield and Emma Lou Reese; two sons, Johnny L. Adams and Robert L Keys and one daughter, Shirley Keys.

Survivors include special friend, Alice R. Adams; sons, James Reese (Shelia),Tom Keys, Jerry Keys, Glenn Reese (Mildred), Michael Reese, Damen Reese and Kendrick Garner; daughters, Shirley Reese (Jerry), Pay Moore (Ronald), Lourie Reese, Shundrie Myers (Henry) and Suzanne Davis, special niece, Dedria Applewhite; two brothers, Willie J. Keys and James Reese; four sisters, Irish Harper, Joyce Harper, Emma Jean Fairley and Anna L. Keys; two special friends, Tim Dyess and Darren Fairley and a host grandchildren, great-grandchildren other relatives and friends.