Millard D. Garner, age 84, of Pine Level, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Born in Johnston County on August 10, 1930, he was the son of the late James Oscar and Mary Frances Johnson Garner. Mr. Garner was a US Army veteran of the Korean War achieving the rank of Sergeant. He was a member of the Pine Level American Legion, the VFW, the 40 & 8 and was an active member of the Woodmen of the World. Mr. Garner was a former Pine Level Town Commissioner, was a retired member of the Pine Level Fire Department, and served on the Johnston County Veteran’s Council.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma with Dr. Dannie Hayes and Rev. John Graves officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Price Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 6 to 8 PM.
Surviving are his sister Marie Garner Sutton of Pine Level; nephews Billy Sutton and Frankie Garner of Pine Level, Denny Garner of Snow Hill; and a niece Mary Ann Sutton of Pine Level.
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Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to a charity on one’s choice.
The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the Selma EMS and the Pine Level Fire Department for their assistance.