George Leroy Garman
The funeral for George Leroy Garman Jr., 70, of Longdale, was held Wednesday at Canton Christian Church, with Steve Driskill officiating.
Garman was born Nov. 23, 1943, at home on the farm near Canton, the son of George Leroy Garman Sr. and Irene (Cravens) Garman. He died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
He graduated from Canton High School and married Mildred Marie (Wooten) Garman on Oct. 20, 1962. They made their home in Oakwood and Enid before settling in Canton.
Garman worked at the U.S. Gypsum Plant at Southard for many years, but his passion was farming.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Brannum; a son, James Garman; three sisters, Shirley Cole of Moore, Kathy Jellison of Moore, and Karen Fellinger of Tulsa; two grandchildren, Chandra and Macie; and many nephews, nieces and great nephews and nieces.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Mildred; a grandson, Chad; and his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Canton Christian Church. Burial will be in Canton Cemetery. Arrangements are by Haigler-Pierce Funeral Home, Canton.