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Catalog Number MG354
Object Name manuscript collection
Scope & Content achievement certificate; letter; receipt

CREATOR:William A. GarnerüN.D. DavidsonüCharles DoernerüMargie WesemanüGay Fields

REMARKS:Rev. Garner was married to Rev. Naomi Smith of Oakland, Oregon. Together, they organized the Assembly of God church in Drain, Oregon, in her parent's home [Walter and Pearl Smith], and later built the Drain church. They also organized a church in Glendale, and they pastored in Winston for many years. They built the church at Bunker Hill in Coos Bay.; He was pastor emeritus at Winston Assembly of God church until he died in November 1996. They are buried in the family plot at Fair Oaks Cemetery.; THis collection contains the Rev. William A. Garner's ordination certificate, issued 27 February 1948 and backstamped by Douglas County Clerk Charles Doerner on 6 July 1959, a receipt for recording certificate 90-12357 [a renewal of the Rev. Garner's license to perform marraiges], and a letter of recommendation from the Rev. N.D. Davidson, dated 10 May 1983. The Rev. Davidson was at that time statewide officer for Oregon in the Assembly of God Church.
Creator Garner, William A.
Title Ordination certificate for the Rev. William A. Garner
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Accession number 1998.22