A native Georgian, Patricia Ann Scott Williams Garner was born to J. B. Scott and Frances Jones Scott at Rome Georgia. She is the widow of Colonel Willie D. Garner, Sr. She is of Native American heritage and serves as a healer of the Cherokee Tribe. Mrs. Garner also has many verified colonial and royal lines in America and Northern Europe. This candidate has two daughters, both graduates of Georgia Colleges, and three grandchildren, two college graduates, one of whom is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and on active duty as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Ann Garner taught him to fly. Her youngest grandson is a college sophomore and participating in the ROTC program.

Mrs. Garner retired from military duty in the rank of Major in the National Guard having served last as a Family Services officer. She has been employed for the past 18 years as General Manager of Dawson Municipal Airport. She was formerly a registered nurse and a dental hygienist, Ann Garner served in the medical field for 33 years prior to moving to Parrott. She owns a small farm where she grows cotton, peanuts and blue berries. She is also a Huguenot descendant and remains engaged as an artisan and silver smith. Additionally, she is proficient in Native American beading and garment designs, the creator of a number of the society portfolios and tote bags seen in DC during the heritage season, and various fine needlework. She supports a local Christian ministry in Parrott, Georgia by donating the space in two commercial buildings for worship and family activities. Recently she served as Mistress of Ceremonies and a primary benefactor for the Purple Heart Memorial Highway dedicated from Columbus to Albany, GA.

Ann Scott Williams Garner is considered by her peers as a leading example of a Renaissance Woman, as a Marine, Native American healer, nurse, hygienist, airport manager, pilot, silver smith, needle crafter, heritage leader, and officer, deceased military officer's wife, mother and grandmother She is a member of 30 plus hereditary societies.


  • Continental Society Daughters of Indians Wars (Governor General, former First and Second Deputy Governors General, and Registrar General. She served as Co-Chairman to digitize all applications for CSDIW and coordinated their storage at Stone Mountain)
  • Order of the Descendants of the Justiciars (Co-Founder, Chief Justiciar, former First and Second Vice-Justiciar)
  • Society of Descendants of Lady Godiva (Co-Founder, First Lady in Waiting)
  • Descendants of Colonial Mothers (Co-Founder, 2nd Vice President)
  • Order of the House of Wessex (Founding Secretary General)
  • Order of Alba (Secretary General)
  • National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century (Organizing Secretary General, former Councillor)
  • National Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century (Assistant Registrar)
  • Order of the Monarchs of Rheims (Inaugural Chaplain)
  • National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims (Elder General, former Organizing Secretary General)
  • Founders Fellowship (Founding Council of Fellows, Chaplain)
  • National Society Daughters of the American Colonists (Marshal)
  • National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812 (Sergeant at Arms)
  • National Gavel Society (Member)
  • The Colonial Dames of America (South Carolina Chapter, Member)
  • Other memberships will be provided upon request

Leadership of State Societies

  • Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars (Honorary GA Governor)
  • Daughters of Colonial Wars (Honorary GA President)
  • U.S. Daughters of 1812 (Honorary GA President)

Other Leaderships

  • Continental Society Daughters of Indians Wars, INC (Organized and led the First Chapter)
  • U.S. Daughters 1812 (Re-Organized and led the Benjamin Hardin Chapter)
  • Colonial Daughters of the 17th Century (Organized and led Oglethorpe Chapter)
  • Southern Dames of America (Organized and led Chattahoochee Valley Chapter)

Other Activities

Mrs. Garner is a member of The Army and Navy Club of Washington, DC and serves to sponsor CSDIW that holds Annual Board meetings on that site.