The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


May 1, 2011

Charles and Mae Garner

— Charles T. Garner, 75, and Mae E. Surovich Garner, 78, both of Hackleburg passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Mr. Garner was formerly of Elkmont and Columbia, Tenn. Mrs. Garner lived in Elkmont for 46 years before moving to Hackleburg.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Tree Cemetery in Hackleburg. Hamilton Funeral Home in Hamilton is directing.

Survivors include Rickie Surovich and wife Theresa of Frisco City, Terry D. Surovich of Loxley, and Shearie Woods and husband Stanley of Elkmont; four grandchildren, Terry D. Surovich Jr. and wife Tammy, Amanda Franklin and husband Jason, Brandy Thornton and husband Jason, and Bethany Siniard; seven great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and close friends.

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