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Willie L. Garner



Visitation with the Family:
12:00 on 2017-11-09
Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro,TN 37130

Celebration of Life:
13:00 on 2017-11-09
Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro,TN 37130

The Service of Committal & Interment:
14:00 on 2017-11-09
Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro,TN

Willie Lee "Billy" Garner was born June 19, 1936 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to the late Early G. Garner and Rachel Caruthers Garner. He transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on November 1, 2017.

At a young age he joined Little Bethel AME Church which burned down and rebuilt as New Bethel.

Willie "Billy" attended the Public Schools of Rutherford County. He continued his education in Davidson County, where he resided since the age of seventeen.

He worked for the Tennessee Department of Correction for many years as guard in the jail and later a Processer in the Warrants Division. Willie retired for the Department of Corrections as a guard for the Work Release Program, but not before given the name
"Cadillac" known by many, and always having a joke and a laugh for you.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Aleyne Baxter Garner.

Willie leaves to cherish his memories daughters, Cassandra Garner DeHart and Linda Garner; step children, Joan Little Bass, Thomas Wilson and Alesia Wilson; grandchildren, Jasmine DeHart, Jeremy
DeHart, Shiricca Garner and Octavia Garner; step grandchildren, Eric Wilson, Corey Little, James Howard and Orlando Howard; devoted nephew, Alonzo "Chipper" Martin; devoted cousins, Thelma (Wayne) Walden, Clattie Fraizer and Rebecca (Anthony)
Hall; devoted friends, Rodger Dennis, Michael Capples and Laffy Lopp; a host of other relatives and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371