Delmar Garland

Thursday, February 26, 2004

MALDEN, Mo. -- Delmar Winford Garland, 80, of Malden died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at his home.

He was born April 27, 1923, at Malden, son of Jerry and Vevia Pearl Skelton Garland. He and Clara Lee Kincade were married Nov. 9, 1949, in Piggott, Ark.

Garland retired as a sales representative with Ashcraft Wholesale Foods. He was a member of First General Baptist Church.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Keith Garland of Dexter, Mo., Jim Garland of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Teresa Chalk of Portageville, Mo., Sandra Crews of Jackson; two sisters, Francis Carter of Paducah, Ky., Flossie Beaird of Parma, Mo.; two brothers, Jay Garland of Malden, Ray Garland of Canyon Lake, Texas; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.

Friends may call at Landess Funeral Home in Malden from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Rhodes and Howard Winberry officiating. Burial will be in Bernie Cemetery at Bernie, Mo., with military graveside rites.