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1988 Jonathan 2023

Jonathan Forrest Garner

June 19, 1988 — November 23, 2023

Jonathan Forrest Garner was born on June 19, 1988 in Madison County, Tennessee, the son of Sherry Gray Garner and the late Jim Garner.

On September 14, 2019, he was united in marriage to Kayla Mullinax, who survives.

Jonathan worked as a drafter for Sparks Custom Fabrication since June of 2021 and previously worked for Clayton Homes. He enjoyed sports of all types, especially basketball and baseball, and was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Volunteers. He liked to mow the yard with Beau, bowl with Blakely, and watch Delray play. Jonathan loved his children very much and enjoyed spending time with them. He was a member of Savannah Church of Christ.

Jonathan Forrest Garner departed this life on November 23, 2023 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 35 years, 5 months, and 4 days.

He is survived by his wife, Kayla Garner of Savannah, Tennessee; daughters, Blakely Gray Mullinax and Delray Kate Garner, both of Savannah, Tennessee; son, Ellis "Beau" Garner of Savannah, Tennessee; mother, Sherry Garner of Savannah, Tennessee; brother, James Randall "Bubba" Garner of Nashville, Tennessee; grandparents, Emmett and Helen Garner of Savannah, Tennessee and Doris McMurry of Beech Bluff, Tennessee; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tim and Carol Mullinax of Waverly, Tennessee; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

In addition to his father, Jonathan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Douglas and Maxell Gray and grandparents-in-law, Buddy and Evelyn Mullinax and Lonnie Scaggs.

Memorial donations may be made to Love & Learn Preschool, 1175 Pickwick Street, Savannah, Tennessee 38372

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Burial

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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