Mildred ‘Millie’ Titus Garner

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Mildred “Millie” Titus Garner, 87, of Fort Wayne passed away on September 23, 2017.

Born on August 10, 1930, in Wilkinson, she was the daughter of the late, Harry and Florence (Delph) Titus. She graduated in 1948 from Greensburg High School; then went on to Ball State University receiving a B.S. in 1951, and M.A. in 1954; while at college she was a member of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority. Millie was also a member of Tri Kappa social sorority; as well as many professional teaching organizations. She retired in 1991 after a 38 year long career in teaching Home Economics and English in New Point, Elwood and New Castle, Indiana.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert E. “Bob” Garner; son, John R. (Melissa) Garner, of Fort Wayne; daughter, Melinda Garner, of Atlanta, Georgia; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Millie’s Life will be from 2 to 5pm, Thursday, September 28, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Inurnment will be in McCray Cemetery, Wilkinson. Memorial donations may be given to the Henry County Community Foundation, Robert E. and Mildred Garner Fund, 700 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle, Indiana 47362 ( For online condolences please visit