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Lovice Garner, 87, of Benton, formerly of Arkadelphia, died Wednesday, June 6, in Bryant. She was born Aug. 5, 1924, the daughter of the late Robert Allen and Rettie Isabella Hardy Peek. Lovice was a retired seamstress with Oberman's Manufacturing in Arkadelphia. She was a member of Pine Street Church of Christ in Arkadelphia and was attending Salem Road Church of Christ near Benton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray J. Garner; and two brothers, Lual Peek and Leamon Peek.
Survivors are two sisters, Lora Peek and Loice Peek, both of Benton; and one niece.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery at Amity.
The body will lie in state on Friday at the funeral home. No formal visitation will be held.
Online guestbook: www.ruggleswilcox.com.