Jonathan M. Garner died of unknown causes just days before Christmas.
Kennesaw State has released details of a memorial in honor of Jonathan M. Garner, the 18-year-old track and field athlete who died of unknown causes just days before Christmas. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the KSU Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Rd. Doors to the KSU Convocation Center will open at 1:15 p.m. This is at least the third memorial for Garner, a freshman from Roswell. Zion Missionary Baptist Church held a celebration of life on Jan. 3, a week after family members gathered in Walnut Grove, Miss., for Garner's funeral. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Kennesaw Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Family and friends of Kennesaw State track and field athlete Jonathan Garner will gather at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Roswell.
A celebration of life will be held tonight for Kennesaw State track and field athlete Jonathan M. Garner, who died of unknown causes just days before Christmas. It was one week ago today that family members of the 18-year-old freshman gathered in Walnut Grove, Miss., for his funeral. However, organizers of tonight's service at Roswell's Zion Missionary Baptist Church want people to "share in the memories, stories and praise among family and friends," according to an announcement on Facebook. The celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. in the church's main sanctuary, 888 Zion Circle. When Kennesaw State announced Garner's Dec. 21 passing, school officials said the Kennesaw State University Athletic Association was working with Garner’s family to …