Ethel Belle Garrison, age 79 of Roodhouse, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born February 23, 1938 in Jacksonville, the daughter of Ireland and Ada Nash Owens. She married John F. Garrison July 31, 1957 at Las Vegas, Nevada, and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Dennis (wife Sally) Garrison of Alamo, California, and David (wife Jean) Garrison of Roodhouse. She has four grandchildren, Jason Garrison, of Portland, Oregon, Kelly Garmur of Oakland, California, Matthew Garrison of Concord, California, and David Garrison of Virginia, Illinois. She also has three great grandchildren, Luna and Daden Garrison of Portland, Oregon and Lucy Garmur of Oakland, California. Ethel was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Crocker and Carol Clemons.
Ethel had previously worked at the Roodhouse Envelope Company at Roodhouse, and later the J.C. Penney Company in California . Ethel was raised in Barrow, then lived in Roodhouse before moving to California in 1980. She returned to live in Barrow in 2002. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Roodhouse.
Private family graveside services will be held at White Hall Cemetery. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Roodhouse is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left on-line at www.airsman-hires.com. ~~