|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|