Elvert “Al” E. Garver

Elvert “Al” E. Garver, 81, of Monett, passed away July 4, 2020 while at the Bentonview Park Health and Rehab Center in Monett. He was born Oct. 10, 1938 in Aliceville, Kan.,to late Franklin Earl and Blanche Mae (Barnow) Garver.  In 1960 in Chanute, Kan.  he married Judy Ann Colvin.  
Garver worked as a purchasing agent for the City of Iola, Kan. for 32 years, retiring in 2000. While in Iola, he had been a devoted member to the Iola Baptist Temple for over 40 years, where he had taught Sunday school and was a trustee. He and Judy moved to Monett in 2010 to be closer to family. They also joined the Liberty Baptist Church in Monett.
Garver is survived by: his wife, of the home; sons, Alan (Sandra) Garver of Monett and Kevin (Crystal) Garver of Raymore; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Darlene (Glen) Kelley of Tulsa; as well as a host of extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by: his parents and mother and father-in-law; one grandson; and sister-in-law, Nancy Smith.


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