Helen Garner(1920 - 2013)

Helen B. Garner


Helen Brown Garner, 92, formerly of Ashmore Street, Greer, passed away peacefully at National Health Care of Greenville on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Widow of the late Fred Weathers Garner, she was a lifelong resident of Greer and a member of Southside Baptist Church. A daughter of the late Luther Isom and Mary Forrester Brown, she was the oldest of seven children.

She is survived by her children, Ralph Garner of Greer and Beth Pittillo and her husband, Joe of Greenville; one granddaughter whom she adored, Staci Rozek and her husband, Kyle of Greenville; and one great-grandson, Max Weathers Rozek. She also leaves two sisters, Lucille Powell and Maythol Towery both of Greer; two brothers, Carroll Brown and A.J. Brown both of Greer; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Garner was predeceased by one sister, Christine Pate and one brother, Russell Brown.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. Keith Kelly and Mr. Ken Bogan. Internment will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held 2:30-3:45 p.m. Sunday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of her daughter.

Memorials may be made to the , 301 University Ridge, Suite 5000, Greenville, SC 29601.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at National Healthcare for their love and support.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com

Funeral Home

The Wood Mortuary, Inc.
300 West Poinsett Street Greer, SC 29650
(864) 877-3351

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 26, 2013