Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

James Lee Garner, 82, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2016)

He was a plumber and electrician and a member of Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Ehrlich & Beulah Hopper Garner. His wife, Jean Garner, survives. He leaves 24 direct living descendants.
Click on headline for complete obituary

James Lee Garner, 82, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Russell County, Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for James Lee Garner will be 10amCT, Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Roger Garner officiating. Visitation after 5pmCT Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Interment in the Union Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Troy Kimbler, Tyler Kimbler, Chad Roy, Russell Chapman, Aaron Aubrey, and Zack King

James Lee Garner, 82, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2016)

James Lee Garner, was born February 15, 1934 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Ehrlich & Beulah Hopper Garner. He died Tuesday, September 20, 2016, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY. He was 82 years, seven months, and five days of age.

He was a plumber and electrician and a member of Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Gary Garner and a grandson, Jared Garner.

Survivors include:
  • Wife: Jean Garner, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three children: Vicki Roy, Russell Springs, KY; Michael (Deborah) Garner, Lexington, KY; and Gregory (Sherry) Garner, Versailles, Ky

  • Six grandchildren

  • Fifteen Great grandchildren

  • Sister: Angelene Tomlin, Nicholasville, KY
Send condolences to the family of James Lee Garner

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2016-09-20 12:59:07
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.