Larry Frank Garner




April 20, 1947 - August 18, 2017

Larry Frank Garner, 70, went to be with his Lord on Friday, at his home surrounded by family and friends. Larry was the son of the late, Frank Vance and Georgia Betts Garner.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Peggy Jarrell Garner; one daughter, Jessie Garner of the home; one brother, Jimmy Garner and wife, Cynthia; and three sisters; Ann Pleasant, Peggy Ray and husband, Jerry, and Judy Spivey and husband, Melvin.

Larry was employed for 40 years at the Sherron Harris Nuclear Plant. He was a lifelong member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, committee member and church leader. He served the Lord faithfully and had a Godly love in his heart for everyone. He also served his country proudly in the US Army and was always quick to defend his country.

He leaves behind many cherished and treasured friends and extended family as well as his faithful furry companion Izzy Faye. He will be remembered as an avid lover of the outdoors and God's creation.

The family will receive friends from 7 pm- 9 pm on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 3217 Piney Grove Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Piney Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Services officiated by Rev. Steve Gordon, Rev. C. Paul Jones and Rev. Glen Warren.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church building fund.