The Rev. Harold F. Danner
Born Aug. 27, 1942 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Oscar Grady Danner Sr. and Addie Pearl Presnell Danner.
The Rev. Danner pastored a number of churches in Watauga County and Johnson County, Tenn. Harold was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Brenda Canter Danner; one daughter, Tabatha Oakes and husband, Johnny, of Boone; two sons, Duane Danner and Jody Danner and, Melissa, both of Zionville; seven grandchildren, Marinda Baker and Michael, Brandon Dollar and Julie, Brian Oakes and Michelle, Bradley Oakes and Heather, Eric Danner and Brittany, Justin Danner and Reagan and Cody Oakes; 11 great- grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Burleson of Boone, Barbara Cox and husband, Dewitt, of Deep Gap, Bettina Ward of Vilas, Diane Burchill and husband, Monte, of Concord Township, Ohio; four brothers, Oscar Danner Jr. and wife, Lillian, of Vilas, Houston Danner of Zionville, Johnny Danner of Monroe and Terry Danner and wife, Susan, of Morganton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Danner, and one niece, Anita Cowen.
Funeral services for the Rev. Harold Danner will be conducted Friday, May 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. David Ward, the Rev. Brian Miller and the Rev. Harvey Presnell. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Ebenezer Christian Childrens Home, P.O. Box 2777, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.
The family received friends Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Austin and Barnes Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with the Danner family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Danner family.