John Wesley Garland
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John Wesley Garland
John was born on January 23, 1945 in Gilmer County, son of the late Wes & Lena Garland. He worked 42 years at Shaw Plant 20. John was a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church in Chatsworth.
Mr. Garland was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Bill, Bud, Joe, and Briggs Garland and Mae Henson; granddaughter Natalie Stafford.
Survivors include wife, Diane Garland of Chatsworth; daughters and son-in-law, Lisa & Johnny Merrell, and Pam Garland all of Ellijay; sons and daughters-in-law, Chad & April Stafford of Chatsworth, Andy & Kimberly Stafford of Cohutta; brothers and sisters-in-law, George & Evelyn Garland of Woodstock, Wayne & Carol Garland of Ellijay; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth & Charles Starks of Ellijay; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David & Cindy Sanford of Chatsworth; grandchildren and spouses, Devon & Kayla Merrell, Shelby, Johnathan, and Eric Merrell, Crystal White, Avery Carroll, John Tate Bradburn, Abby, Kara, and Emma Stafford, Laney Baldridge, Adison & Murphy Baynes; nieces, nephews also survive.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Garland will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from the Smyrna Baptist Church with Rev. Andrew Bowen and Rev. Winfred Casey officiating. Interment will follow in the Smyrna Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Peeples Funeral Home.
Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Smyrna Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1341 Chatsworth, GA 30705
Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.
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