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Epifanio (Johnny) Garza

January 20, 1928 — April 9, 2023

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Epifanio Garza was born in Cuero, Texas on January 20, 1928 the son of the late Leonardo and Margarita Garza.

On July 27, 1957 he was united in marriage to Annie Sue Morris, who preceded her husband in death on February 4, 2004.

Mr. Garza served his country proudly as an United States Merchant Marine and was a World War II Veteran.  He owned a mobile home business and retired from TVA as a welder. Mr. Garza served as a constable in the Walnut Grove community for 16 years.  He was a member of the Pipefitters Local 760 Union in Sheffield, Alabama.  Mr. Garza was a member of Second Creek Church of Christ until 2004 and was a current member of Pickwick Church of Christ.  He loved his church and loved his work.  In his spare time he enjoyed traveling and getting free food.

Mr. Garza departed this life on Sunday, April 9, 2023 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 95 years, 2 months, and 20 days.

He is survived by his sons, Randy Garza of Counce, Tennessee and Ricky Garza of Franklinton, Louisiana; grandchildren, Nicholas Stokke and Clayton Garza; and great grandchildren, Thomas Stokke, Anderson Stokke, Emelyn Stokke, Matthew Williams, and Anna Williams.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, James Wade "Jimmy" Garza; one daughter, Connie Rene Frazier; granddaughter, Valerie Garza Williams; five sisters; and five brothers.

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Visitation

Sunday, April 16, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Funeral Service

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Interment

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Lutts Cemetery

Lutts, TN 38471

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