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Howard Delbert Garman

March 5, 1933 — November 16, 2017

Howard Delbert Garman, 84, of Summers, Arkansas passed away on Thursday afternoon, November, 16, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Howard was born March 5, 1933 in Gravette, Arkansas to Elmer and Lucy Garman. He married his first love, Anita on February 28, 1954 in Gravette, Arkansas. Howard was a great, loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a much respected Jr. High teacher in Phoenix, Arizona for many years before his retirement. During those years, he made a great impact on many of his former students and co-teachers.

He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Elaine Garman-Miller of Siloam Springs, AR; his son, Randy Howard Garman of Prescott, AZ; one brother, Wayne Garman of Gravette, AR; 10 Grandchildren, Rebekah Rodriguez, Miriam Lein, Benjamin Miller, Elizabeth Miller, Hannah Tucker, Amanda Miller, Rachel Garman, Isaac Garman, Jordan Garman, and Micah Garman; 14 Great-Grandchildren; many friends and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Lucy Garman; his wife, Anita Garman; 3 sisters and 2 brothers, Marvin, Norma, Jim, Mary, and Aileen.

A memorial service for Mr. Garman will be held at the Siloam Springs Bible Church in the GAP Room on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 3:00pm. Pastor Bruce Boehmer will officiate the service. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Siloam Springs Bible Church

927 S Oak Hill, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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