Mary Louise Garner
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CHESNEE, SC-- Mrs. Mary Louise Ross Garner, 83, of 1961 Fairfield Road, Chesnee, died Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Spartanburg Restorative Care. She was the widow of Moody Garner and the daughter of the late Ben Max Ross, Sr. and Exie Shields Ross. She attended Spartanburg Methodist College and was a 1955 graduate of Wofford College; she graduated USC Spartanburg with a Masters Degree. She was a teacher at Chesnee Elementary School for 37 years. She was a member of Arrowwood Baptist Church for over 70 years. She was the Children's 1 Sunday School Teacher and director since 1951; she was also a member of the Choir for over 50 years at Arrowwood Baptist Church, Director of Senior Adults Golden Arrows and was a member of the Golden Arrows since 1982. She was a member of the Chesnee Garden Club.
She is survived by a son, David Ross Garner and wife Cathy of Chesnee; four sisters, Edith R. Fowler of Chesnee, Virginia Price of Spartanburg, Dorothy Cain of Chesnee, and Patsy Hennessee of Spartanburg; and by one granddaughter, Cayley Ann Garner of Chesnee. She was predeceased by one brother, Max Ross, Jr.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at Arrowwood Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Daniel Godfrey. Burial will follow in Springhill Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Monday, March 15, 2010 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Eggers Funeral Home of Chesnee.
Memorials may be made to Arrowwood Baptist Church Golden Arrows, 1430 Highway 11 West, Chesnee, SC 29323.
The family will be at the home of the son David Garner, 151 McDonald Farms Drive, Chesnee, SC 29323.
E-condolences may be sent online to www.eggersfuneralhome.com.
Eggers Funeral Home
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2010