Obituary - Garnett Sliger


Garnett Wayne Sliger was born at Cavness farm in Texas County, Mo. on March 20, 1936 to Oscar and Lola (Johnson) Sliger and died March 11, 2020 in his home in Houston, Mo. at the age of nine days shy of 84.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Wilford Sliger, Earnest Sliger, Edna Robison and Dorthy Hogan; two children, Pam Sloan and Stephen Sliger and one great grandchild, Zoie Wall.
He is survived by his wife, Iris; two daughters, Teresa Franklin and husband, Terry of Lebanon and Brenda Gentry and husband, Gary of Houston; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-two great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Garnett was united in marriage to Iris A Wilson on October 29, 1953 at ages of 15 and 17 in Licking and were married 66 years. To this union were four children: Pam, Steve, Teresa and Brenda.
Garnett and Iris have lived in Missouri all their marriage except for six months when they lived in Colorado after they first married.
He worked all his life in construction. He worked in St Louis many years and in 1971 he and his brother in law, Wayne Hubbs, started S & H construction. He continued that business until he retired.
Garnett’s hobbies were playing pool, fishing, gardening and after retirement, small engine repair.
Garnett obeyed the Gospel in June 2019 and worshiped at the Hwy 17 Church of Christ.
Services were Saturday, March 14, at 2:00 p.m. in Evans Funeral Home. Todd Richardson officiated with burial in the Pine Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jerad Gentry, Justin Sliger, Darrell Franklin, Tommy Mullins, Shorty Hutsell and Perry Mace. Honorary Pallbearers were Gary Sliger and George Robison. The family request memorials to Hospice of Care. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to www.evansfh.com.

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