Mr. Charles Edward Garner, age 81 of Nathalie, died on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in South Boston. He was the son of the late Mr. John Edward Garner and Mrs. Irene Rice Garner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. JoeAnn Johnson Garner; sister Flossierene Britton; and brother Ernest Garner.

He is survived by two daughters, Wandra Graves (Michael) of Nathalie and Matilda Martin (James) of South Boston; one granddaughter, Lavica Chandler (Brian) of South Boston; three great grandchildren, Jasauni Chandler, Israel Chandler and Reign Chandler; a sister, Linda Waller (Louis) of Nathalie; four sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, devoted cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Nathalie with interment in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will begin on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 from noon until 7 p.m. Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.