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Steven Ray Garner

Celebration of Life Services Honoring

Steven Ray Garner

An Evening of Remembrance

Monday, October 19, 2020

1:00 PM —4:00 PM

Willow Creek Fellowship Church

1804 P Ave. | Plano, Texas 75074

Life Reflections

 Matthew 7:24 

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:” 

Stephen R. Garner was born on March 24, 1952 to the union of Robert & Gennie Lee Garner in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Stephen received his formal education at Shawnee High School in Louisville, Kentucky. He furthered his education at Ahrens Vocational School in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Stephen accepted Christ as his Savior at First Virginia Avenue Baptist Church at an early age and was united with Greater Good Hope Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School Teacher and Associate Minister. 

Stephen Garner was united in holy matrimony with Gloria J. Byers on November 25, 1988 in Louisville, Kentucky. Their union was blessed with three children. 

Stephen Garner enlisted into the United States Navy on September 27, 1973. He was honorably discharged on September 12, 1977. 

He was employed by the Naval Ordinance as a Journeyman Worker for 20 years. 

In his leisure, he enjoyed reading the word of the God, serving others, playing spades, dominoes, and passionately watching his Louisville Cardinals, Los Angeles Lakers, and Kansas City Chiefs. 

 Stephen Ray Garner departed this life on October 10, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father; Robert Garner, mother; Gennie Garner, sister; Ruby Allen, nephew; Todd Allen, and of course, loving wife; Gloria Garner. 

 He leaves to cherish his memory his sons; Lloyd Spence (Kenyetta), Stephen R. Garner Jr. (Abigal), granddaughters; Azariah, Hananiah, Micailah, sister; Kristy Wiley, nephew; Winston Allen, niece; Catherine “Kitten” Allen, girlfriend; Jodi, a host of cousins, wonderful friends, brothers and sisters in Christ. 


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