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Nell Devone Holloman Garner, 74, of Bedford, Va., formerly of Leonardtown, died Jan. 30, 2013, at her home.
Born Aug. 26, 1938, in Sampson, N.C.., she was the daughter of the late Willard and Lucille Holloman. She was preceded in death by her brother, Buddy; and her great-grandchild, Claire. She is survived by her husband of more than 59 years, Elwood Garner Sr.; seven children, Kay Shaffier (Steve), Joyce Windsor (Albert), Elwood Garner Jr. (Susie), Larry “Mickey” Garner (Linda), Mary Francisco (Tony), Lynn Garner (Fran) and Randy Garner; 16 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild due July 2013; and sisters, Pat Millen and Lillie Headley of North Carolina.
Services were held Feb. 1 at Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford, with the Rev. Donnie Glass officiating.
Memorial contributions to assist the family with funeral costs can be made to Tharp Funeral Home, 320 N. Bridge St., Bedford, VA 24523.