CARNESVILLE – Kenneth Bruce Tyner, 75, died early Monday morning, March 22, 2010, at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens.
Born on August 24, 1934, in Madison County, he was the son of Reuben M. and Pauline Bruce Tyner Sr. He was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the Liberty Methodist Church of Ila. Mr. Tyner was preceded in death by a brother, Walton Tyner.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann Hunt Ayers Tyner; stepsons, Danny Ayers, Ormond Beach, Fla., and Mark Ayers, Royston; five step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; adoptive family, Henry and Rhonda Puckett, Athens, Ben and Jamie Sosebee Green, and Colt and Jill Sosebee Green, Jefferson, and children; a sister, Katie Ann Gunnells, Hull; brothers, Wilbur W. Tyner, Bogart, Alvin Tyner, Charleston, S.C., Quinton Tyner, Colbert, and Reuben M. Tyner Jr., Danielsville; 11 nieces and nephews; 17 great-nieces and nephews; and three great-great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 24, at 2 p.m., at the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Richard Davis and Johnny Ray officiating. Entombment will be in the Franklin Memorial Gardens, South, Royston.
The body is at the funeral home. The family is at home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, March 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Those wishing to make memorials, please do so to the Allens United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of arrangements.