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Obituary: James Lenva Garmon, 83, Cumberland Co., KY

He was a veteran of World War II, a longtime farmer, a former director of the Bank of Marrowbone, a 45 year member of the Cumberland Co. Soil Conservations District, a member of Burkesville First Christian Church and was a 50 year member of Cumberland Masonic Lodge No. 413

James Lenva Garmon, 83, of Ferris Creek Road Marrowbone, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral Service at Burkesville First Christian Church, 101 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY, at 11amCT, on Saturday, September 11, 2010, with Bro. Paul Patton and Bro. Tom Lawhon officiating. Visitation Friday, September 10, 2010 after 4pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville and after 9amCT Saturday, September 11, 2010, at the church.

James Lenva Garmon, Cumberland Co., KY (1928-2010)

James Lenva Garmon was born in Ventura California on May 20, 1927. He was the son of the late Velma (Baker) and James Lenva Garmon, Sr. He died Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at the age of 83 years, 3 months, and 20 days.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Lawhon Garmon of Marrowbone, KY and the following:
  • One step daughter: Paula Anderson Tipton and her husband Jerry of Lexington, KY

  • Two stepsons: Kelly Anderson and his wife Margaret, and Tony Anderson and his wife Claudia all of Marrowbone, KY

  • Six step grandchildren: Stephen Tipton, Jackson Tipton, Katy Anderson, Sean Anderson, Thomas Anderson, and Rebecca Anderson
He was a longtime farmer, former Bank of Marrowbone Board of Director, 45 Year member of the Cumberland Co. Soil Conservation Board, veteran of World War II, a member of Burkesville First Christian Church, and 50 year member of Cumberland Masonic Lodge #413.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Marrowbone Cemetery Fund or Burkesville First Christian Church and may be left at the funeral home.

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home of Burkesville in charge of funeral arrangements

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