Myra Jean Roach Garner, age 87, of Chattanooga, TN passed away on Tuesday,
December 18, 2018. She was born May 17, 1931 in Fackler, AL. She was married
to the late James Leonard Garner for 61 years. Mrs. Garner was a Graduate of
Scottsboro High School in Scottsboro, AL. She was also a member of Lookout
Valley Baptist Church and the Golden Circle Sunday School Class for 62 years.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Jamie (Neil) Garner Koonce of
Knoxville, TN; grandsons Andrew Garner Koonce and wife Lexi of Dallas, TX and
William Ross Koonce of Hyde Park, NY. She was the daughter of the late Myron
and Fannie Roach of Fackler, AL. Siblings include Frances Worley and Evelyn
Roach of Scottsboro, AL, W.C. Roach of Stevenson, AL, Roy Roach of Mobile, AL and the late Starkey Roach of De Funiak Springs, FL, plus many nieces and
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lookout
Valley Baptist Church Golden circle Sunday School Class, 23 Lilac Avenue,
Chattanooga, TN 37419.
Family will receive friends 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22nd at
Lookout Valley Baptist Church
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the
Lookout Valley Baptist Church with Pastors Wade Casey and Troy Walliser
officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery on Monday, December 24,2018.
Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, GA
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