Roy L. Garner

Jan 4, 1928 - Dec 15, 2008

On the left is our beloved Roy Garner who started the downtown crape myrtle project for Main Street. It was his idea to have the City Council name the Crape Myrtle the City’s official plant.

Even better than that accomplishment, Roy recruited Bill Brandt to carry on his tradition. Under Bill’s leadership the number of downtown crape myrtles has increased to 71 and he takes care of them all as a Main Street volunteer at no charge to the city. 

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Roy, you will be greatly missed! Your dedication to Ozark was vital to our success!