Theodore Garner, age 90, of Friendsville died on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at home. He was a an avid farmer and Veteran of the United States Navy serving in WW II. Preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Irene Garner; sisters, Frankie Linginfelter, Johnnie Johnston, and Faye Bryant. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Arrowood, and LaVerne Hitch; several nieces and nephews and special friends, Ronnie and C. F. Perkins. Family and friends will assemble at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Grandview Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. Charles Carpenter officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Hickory Valley Baptist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.