Estus R. Garner Jr.

Published 2:01 pm Friday, January 24, 2020

Funeral services for Estus R. Garner Jr. were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Garner, age 72, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 at his residence in Jackson. Rev. Vernon Terrell and Rev. Jack Andrews officiated. Interment followed at the St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Cemetery in Carson.

Pallbearers were Mickey Kelly, Joe Kerley, Ricky Barrett, Todd McNease, Peyton McNease and Jonathan McNease

Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Estus R. Garner Jr. was born Aug. 2, 1947 in Pascagoula to Georgia Miller Garner and Estus R. Garner Sr.

Estus Garner Jr was a proud army veteran and a retired Service Representative for Lott Vendors of Jackson. He was a member of Carson Baptist Church. He loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his father; two sisters, Sally Goodwin and Kathy McNease; one niece, Gayla Goodwin and one brother-in-law, Barry McNease.

Mr. Garner is survived by his wife Betty Garner of Jackson; two step daughters, Renee (Ray) Byram of Lafrance and Angela (Randy) Perry of Pelahatchie; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; mother, Georgia Miller Kerley of Bassfield; three sisters, Jackie Kelly (Don) of Pearl, Judy Creel (Norman) of Southaven and Megan Kerley Dyess (Dale) of Carson; Thomas Kerley and James Kerley of Bassfield; one brother in law, Johnny Goodwin of Bossier, Louisiana, four nephews, Mickey Kelly (Jennifer) of Pearl, Jason Kelly (Kim) of Pearl, Todd McNease of Bassfield and Nic Creel of Southaven; five great nieces and one great-great niece.

Visitation was Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 from 10 until 11 a.m. before the service at Saulters Funeral Home.

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