Dorothy M. Garner, 76, of Corpus Christi passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2011. She was born on Nov. 11, 1934 in Sandia to Frank and Frances Payne Henrichson. Garner was a former Bee County Queen in Beeville and attended Annaville Baptist Church where she was active in the Giddy Up and Go Gang.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray H. Garner; and a great-grandchild, Harley Chase Manheimer.

She is survived by her daughters, Peggy (Bill) Kerr of Robstown, Judy (Buster) Atkinson of Odem, and Linda (John) Mikulencak of Corpus Christi; her son, James (Laurie) Garner of Corpus Christi; her brothers, James Marvin (Wanda) Henrichson of Mesquite, and R.J. (Rae) Henrichson of Winnie; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Annaville Baptist Church with Brother Robert Simmons officiating. Burial followed in the Sandia Cemetery in Sandia.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home