JONESBORO — Charles Wendell Garner Sr., 79, formerly of LaFayette and Trion area passed away Sunday, June 11, 2018. Wendell worked in the trucking industry and was a certified IRS Tax Examiner for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry “Sam” Garner and Mamie Willingham Garner; sister, Dorothy Spain; brothers, Richard Garner and Emory “Bud” Garner. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Wanda Garner; son, Charley Garner of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Cassandra Burke and Christina Rance; great grandchildren, Brooklynn Lucas, Braden Lucas and Briley Burke; several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Judge Jon Dennis officiating. Interment in West Hill Cemetery in Trion. Pallbearers are Zach Reynolds, Jon Lucas, Sean Rance, Dean Burke, and E.B. Cotten. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11 a.m. until hour of service at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.