Dollie Garner

Belton – Dollie Mae Standard Garner, 95, widow of Lawrence Elliot Garner of Belton died Saturday, February 4, 2023 at her home.

Born in Franklin County, GA, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Lela Reece Standard. She was of the Baptist faith and was retired from her work as a seamstress for Metric. She was an avid gardener and loved fishing.

Mrs. Garner is survived by her son Rufus Dale Garner (Donna) of Anderson, three sisters: Margie McCoy, Betty McGee and Frances Whitfield; eight grandchildren: Micky Garner (Jackie), Phil Garner (Jamie), Tammy Latimer, Mark Garner (Jana), Eric Garner (Megan), Tanya Randall (Brad), Kayla Williams (Derek) and Wesley Looney (Nicole); twenty-five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son Rev. Freddy Dean Garner, her daughter-in-law Juanita Garner, two stepsons: Calvin Garner and Alfred Garner; three brothers: C. D. “Doc” Standard, Eddie Standard and Billy Standard; three sisters: Lela May Murphy, Beatrice Minor and Kathleen Brown; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 7 at Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel in Honea Path with Rev. Tim Edmonds officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family is at the home and will receive friends from 1-2 PM at Pruitt Funeral Home prior to the service. Messages of condolence may be left for them at

Service Details

  • Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Place: Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel
  • Cemetery: Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: 1-2 PM Tuesday, prior to the service at Pruitt Funeral Home
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