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Mr. Garvin B. Chalker
Retired Forestry Ranger

GIBSON, Ga.- Mr. Garvin B. Chalker, 66, of Barford Road, entered into rest Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004 at the University Hospital, Augusta.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fellowship Baptist Church with the Rev. Carter Hudson and Rev. Bill Seaman officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Chalker was a native of Glascock County where he was employed by the Georgia Forestry Commission for 29 years in Glascock and Jefferson counties before retiring. He was a member of the Glascock county Jaycees and he attended Fellowship Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Tannie Jo Chalker; three daughters, Wanda (Ronny) Wood of Gibson, Sherri (Sean) Epps of Thomson and Tyana (Ron) Martin of Harlem; two brothers, Calvin Chalker of Gibson and Don Chalker of Lincolnton; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Reese of Martinez and five grandchildren, Bobby and Jerry Wood, Haley and Casey Epps and Jared Martin.

Mr. Chalker was preceded in death by a brother, B.A. Chalker and two sisters, Edna Bowen and Margaret Thompson.

Pallbearers were Gregory Milburn, Joey Chalker, John Jones, Joe Dean Usry, Jerry Wood and Lee Griffin. Honorary pallbearers were employees of the Georgia Forestry Commission.

Memorials may be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church in Care of Mrs. Elsie Milburn, 712 Calhoun St., Gibson, Ga. 30810.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2004

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