Frances Howell Garland, 87, of Valdosta died Friday, April 13, 2007 at the Presbyterian Home in Quitman. She was born in 1919 in Valdosta to the late Wesley Carlos and Susan Frances Coppage Howell and had lived in Selma, Alabama before returning to Valdosta. Mrs. Garland attended the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a member of the Valdosta Country Club. She enjoyed playing bridge and very involved with the care of animals.
Survivors include her husband, Edgar L. Garland of Valdosta, two daughters and sons in law, Courtney and Larry Mealor of Adairsville, Lynn and Harvey Burch of Orlando, Fla., three sons and two daughters in law, Frank and Chris Garland of Orlando, Fla., Robbie and Noreen Garland of Denver, Co. and Tim Garland of Valdosta, her grandchildren, Todd, Janet, Rebecca, Adam and Erika, three great grandchildren, Alexandra, Jack and Landon and one sister, Julia Mae Warm of Florida.
Funeral services will be held at 12:10p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Father John O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 7pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at the church with visitation to follow. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home.
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