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Guy Grider Garrison

Published 11:30am Monday, July 21, 2014

Guy Grider Garrison

July 19, 2014

Guy Grider Garrison, 86, died Saturday, July 19, at Southern Magnolia Estates, Golden, Miss.  He was born Aug. 7, 1927 in Moscow, Tenn., to Walker and Annie (Bennett) Garrison.  He worked in maintenance at Johns Mansville in Waukegan, Ill., for 27 years.  He also worked for Ford Motor Co. in Cleveland, Ohio for 10 years and was a Constable in the City of Red Bay.  He attended the Cornerstone Church of God in Red Bay and the Waukegan Church of God.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 22, 1 p.m. at Cornerstone Church of God with Bro. Rick Bradley officiating.  Burial will be in Red Bay City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Opal McKinney Garrison of Belmont; three children, Anita Grimes and husband, Steve, of Phil Campbell, Sharlene Funderburk and husband, Larry, of Wadsworth, Ill., and Guy Glenn Garrison of Old Burleson; six grandchildren, Steven Grimes and wife, Lindsey, Noah Grimes, Timothy Grimes, Anna McDermott and husband, Dr. William “Billy”; Garrett Zika and wife, Amanda, Erik Gonzalez; two great grandchildren, Carson and MacKenzie Grimes; one brother, Demp Garrison and wife, Ruby of Red Bay; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Comer, Earl and Hudson Garrison; and one sister, Ruby Vinson.

Pallbearers will be Keith Grimes, Steven Grimes, Noah Grimes, Timmy Grimes, Jim Garrison, Lloyd Williams, Tommy Estes, Jerry McKinney, Austin Morrow and Tyler Morrow.  Honorary pallbearer is Frank Garrison.

Public visitation will be Monday, July 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Church of God.

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