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La Grande, Oregon
B. Joyce Colter Garner, 59, of La Grande died Nov. 15 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. No public services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley.
Joyce was born March 21, 1947, in Birmingham, Ala., to Hermit and Opal Garner. She was educated in Alabama and moved to Oregon in 1970. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and talking with her family living in the South. She also enjoyed crocheting and knitting.
Survivors include her daughters, Erica Garner, Lillian Keeling and Kelly Thweatt, all of La Grande; six grandchildren; one brother, Anthony Garner; three sisters; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by an older sister and two brothers, Wayne and George Garner.
Memorial contributions may be made to Erica Garner in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh Street, La Grande 97850.
The Observer, Obituaries for the week ending Nov. 25, 2006, Published: November 25, 2006.