Jun. 26, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


ROBBINS — Earl H. Garner, 92, of 411 Oscar Road, died Tuesday (6/25/13).

He was born Jan. 29, 1921, to Bennett and Mary Hussey Garner, the youngest of 10 children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vila; granddaughter, Allison Pickler; sisters, Florence Comer and Bertha Garner; and brothers, Lexie, Elbert, Burney, Dewey, Robert, Carson and Marvin Garner.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Acorn Ridge Baptist Church in Robbins with the Rev. Edwin Moore, the Rev. Arnold Comer and Eddie Brown officiating.

He survived by daughters, Judy Phillips and husband Charles, and Brenda Pickler and husband Craig, all of Robbins; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Thursday at Acorn Ridge Baptist Church and other times at the home of Craig and Brenda Pickler.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.

Arrangements by Kennedy Funeral Home.

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MELBOURNE, Fla. — Michael D. D'Andria, 66, died Monday (6/10/13).

He was born in Norwich, Conn., on Feb. 2, 1947, to Felix and Mary Missino D'Andria Sr. He was U.S. Army, retired, with duty during the Vietnam War, and an associate pastor.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia A. D'Andria; daughters, Tammy Murphy, Pauline Holland, Michelle Haynes and Nichol D’Andria; son, LeRoy Krueger; brothers, Phil and Ernie; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Military honors will be held at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake on Sunday, July 1, at 10 a.m., followed by a reception at the Calvary Missionary Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Olivia.

Donations may be made to the Veterans Transitional Facility, 700 E. Fee Ave., Melbourne, Fla. 32901.

Arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care in Melbourne, Fla.

Online condolences may be made at


AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Ronald McAuley died Saturday (6/22/13).

Wake will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Joseph A. Slinger-Hasgill Funeral Services Inc. in Amityville, N.Y..

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Baptst Church.

Arrangements by Joseph A. Slinger-Hasgill Funeral Services.