Yvonne Garner, 85, of Chatsworth, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Regency Park Health Care Center in Dalton.
She was born in Oakwood, Va., and raised in Bradshaw W.Va. She graduated from college in Berea, Ky.
Mrs. Garner was a member of First Baptist Church of Chatsworth where she was a member of the Sanctuary Choir and the Senior Adult Choir. She taught music and chorus in the Murray County School System for 28 years.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Faye Jones, and brother, L.K. Perkins.
She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Garner of Chatsworth; sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Fatima Fields of Eatonton and Mike and Tracy Fields of Jackson; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Kenneth Odum of Eton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tommy and Sue Perkins of Sedro-Woolley, Wash., and Bill and Joyce Perkins of Baldwinsville, N.Y.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Jones Funeral Home with her grandson Matthew Odum officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Garner to First Baptist Church of Chatsworth, 121 W. Market St., Chatsworth, GA 30705
Online condolences may be offered at www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.
Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.