Elizabeth Garner

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Elizabeth Garner in 1987

Elizabeth Nixon Garner (born June 29, 1941 in Anniston; died December 30, 2010 in Birmingham) was a science teacher at Pizitz Middle School from 1980 to 2007.

Garner was the daughter of Idus and Ruth Nixon of Anniston. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Alabama and her master of science at Samford University. She taught science for 27 years at Pizitz, and also led classes in candlemaking.

After retiring, she remained active in the Delta Kappa Gamma Society for women educators, serving as Alabama chapter president from 2001 to 2003 and as Southeast US regional director until her death.

Garner died in 2010. She was survived by her husband, Joe, her son, Gerald, and two granddaughters.

References

  • "Elizabeth Nixon Garner" obituary (January 2, 2011) Birmingham News