Beckner, Florence Garman
Florence Elizabeth Garman Beckner, 96, of Pulaski, was taken to Heaven by our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Monday morning , October 13, 2014 10:00 A.M. in the Bristol Regional Hospital. She was born in Catawba, Va. on September 25, 1918, and was the daughter of the late Boyd Byron Garman and Annie Mae Smith Garman.
She was also preceded in death by two children, Elizabeth Louise Beckner and Danny Wayne Beckner; three brothers, Howard Garman and Melvin Eugene Garman and Mason Garman; and by two sisters, Polly Garman Sirry and Stella Garman Combs.
She was a Godly, praying woman as a housewife, Mother, Grandmother, Quilter and gospel songwriter. She was a member of the Pulaski Bob White Boulevard Church of God.
Surviving are,oldest son, Lewis Martin Beckner and wife, Lois Poff Beckner, along with their family, Alan, Leona and Robert Beckner, David Martin, Deanna and Ava Beckner, Todd Shea and Tina Beckner, Donna and Joe Walker, Denise, Mark and MacKenzie Crawford, Misty, Timmy, Kileigh and Logan. Joseph, Christina and Illiana Walker, Andreanna, Chris, and Lynnette. Pam, Glenn and Caitlin McGuire; second son, Jerry Lee and Janie Beckner and their family, Suzanne Beckner Hollins, Courtney and Richard McLawhorn. Oldest Daughter, Martha Ann Beckner Kemp and husband, Shirley, along with their family, Leslie and Bill Steger and John, Candace and Rachel Linville, Matt, Ashley, Cole and Collin Comerford; youngest daughter, Brenda Gayle Beckner Viars and husband, Mickey, along with their family, Crystal, Scott, Preston, Trey, Gavin, Ellecea Rupe, Christopher, Heaven and Natalie Viars and Nicholas Steffey, Jason Michael Viars; anda host of other family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014 from the Refreshing Center, Pulaski Church of God with Pastor Jerry Collins and Pastor Brenda Viars officiating. Burial will follow in Thornspring Cemetery, Pulaski.
Visiting will be noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Refreshing Center ~ Pulaski Church of God.
The family would like to thank everyone for their love and prayers during this time. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, VA.