Lorena Garver

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Garver, Lorena F. (Alexander)



Lorena F. Garver (Alexander) died peacefully at home in Albuq, NM on 4/22/2017 in at the age of 94.

Lorena is survived by her daughters: Linda Adams & son, Trenton; Sammie Smith & her daughters Dominique, Randie and Baylie; & Nancy Bell (Alan) & son, David J. She is preceded in death by her husband, David H. Garver, also of Albuquerque, NM.

Lorena was born on 10/22/1922 in Lubbock, Texas to Joseph E. Alexander and Sarah E. Jenkins. She graduated from Texas Technological College on May 31, 1943 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics. She owned & operated Nizonih Studios in Albuquerque for several years until she married David Garver in November 1956.

A funeral is scheduled for May 20, 2017 2:00 pm at Alameda Baptist Church in Albuquerque, NM with a reception to follow. Pastor Ken Clair will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lorena's life. Lorena's wish was that no one "send flowers but rather to give the price of the flowers to the promotion of the Lord's work or to an institution dedicated to bringing relief to man's physical suffering", such as donations to a Hospice organization or the would be appreciated.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 30, 2017
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