Garry Joe Temples

March 6, 1943 – September 23, 2019

Garry Joe Temples

    Garry Joe Temples, son of the late Kenneth “Short” Temples and Elsie Etta White Temples was born in Pyletown, Missouri on March 6, 1943 and departed this life at his residence in Bernie, Missouri on September 23, 2019 at the age of 76.

    Mr. Temples was a long time Farmer near Pyletown and a cattle farmer.  Those who knew him knew him as a big man with a big personality. He was of Baptist Faith.

    He was united in marriage to Peggy Ridenour in Dexter, Missouri on April 18, 1964.  Mrs. Temples survives of the home in Bernie.

    Other survivors include one son, Tim Temples of Dexter, Missouri; by one daughter, Lisa Turner of Bernie; by one brother, Kenneth Leon Temples of Hartselle, Alabama; by three grandchildren, Sam Turner of Ashland, Missouri, Makayla Turner of Columbia, Missouri and Tucker Temples of Dexter, Missouri; by one great-grandchild, Sterling James Turner; also by other relatives and many friends.

    Friends may call at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.   Funeral services will then be conducted at 1:00 P.M. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick officiating.  Interment will follow in Sycamore Cemetery in Rural Dexter, Missouri.  Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.

Memorials may be made to:   Sycamore Cemetery, Dexter, Missouri or Bernie General Baptist Church.