Patricia English Garner Patricia Ann Garner is a teacher and mother to Jennifer Garner. She was born in Oklahoma, and now resides in Charleston, West Virginia. Patricia Garner has appeared in Southern Living twice, and wrote a story about her family's Oklahoma farm in the September 2018 issue. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.