Originally created 12/07/00

Mrs. Ella Garner



AIKEN - Mrs. Ella Wheeler Garner, 94, of Wire Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Ebal Baptist Church Cemetery, Batesburg-Leesville, with the Revs. Kyle Harmon and Mike Catoe officiating.

Mrs. Garner, a lifelong resident of Aiken County, had retired as a schoolteacher. She was an honorary citizen of Boys Town, a life member of South Carolina Teachers Association and a member of American Diabetes Association, AARP, Commanders Club for Disabled Veterans, where she was a gold leader, and Mount Ebal Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Mount Ebal Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 4360 Wire Road, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006; or to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Shellhouse Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 7, 2000