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Glenda P. Garner

May 27, 1946 — July 31, 2023

Hot Springs Village, AR

Glenda P. Garner


Glenda P. Garner, age 77, of Hot Springs Village, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2023, at her home with her loving family by her bedside.


She was born on May 27, 1946, in Chicago Illinois, the daughter of Paul Ralston Miller, Jr. and Enamae Francis Butler Miller.  She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Eugene “Gene” Miller.


On September 3, 1963, Glenda married the true love of her life, the man who loved and cherished her until God called her home, Richard E. Garner.  She was a member of the Balboa Baptist Church in Hot Springs and always enjoyed genealogy.  Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, who she loved with all her heart.  Glenda will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.


She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Garner of Hot Springs Village; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Chris and Angie Garner of Glenwood and Kevin Garner of Hot Springs Village; her granddaughter, Marissa Kinzler, and her husband, Chayton, of Lincoln; her great-grandson, Waylon Kinzler; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joey and Tracy Miller of Glenwood and Keith and Sandy Miller of Hot Springs; her sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Gary Risner of Hot Springs Village; her precious and spoiled fur-baby, Gabbi; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.


Honorary pallbearers are the wonderful nurses with Arkansas Hospice, Laura, Susan and Brittany, who showed such gentle kindness and care to our precious Glenda.


Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Home, Glenwood, 209 North Third Street, Glenwood, Arkansas 71943.


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