Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 15, 2018.
She was born on Oct. 22, 1931 to the late Willie and Bessie Brookshire. She was a lifelong resident of Dawson County and a member at Liberty Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved to garden and bird watch.
Her husband, Robert Jack Garner, and a son, Charles Edward Owen, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, James Randall Owen of Dawsonville; brother, James Brookshire of Gainesville; grandchildren, Randall Scott Owen of Dawsonville, Angela and Everett Gilbert of Lula; great-grandson, Owen Uriah Gilbert; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Segars officiating. Interment followed the service at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at the funeral home.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.