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Charles Garrison, 78, Adair Co., KY (1933-2011)

He was a member of a highly regarded Adair Co., KY family. He was a good Christian man, a child of God, a member of Pollard's Chapel United Methodist Church and a farmer. His marriage to Gloria Marcine Wells Garrison, who survives, endured for a remarkable 59 years

Charles Garrison age 78 years of the Cane Valley Community of Adair Co., KY, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 11:55pm at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 4, 2011 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. James Walker and Bro. Tim Cooper the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Cane Valley Cemetery, 83 Cane Valley Cemetery RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be at the funeral home, after 4:30pmCT, Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Charles Garrison, 78, Adair Co., KY (1933-2011)

Charles Garrison was born on January 26, 1933, in Pennsylvania.He was the son of the late George F. and Ella Coomer Garrison. He died Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at the age of 78 years, 2 months, and 5 days.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Jeremy D. Cowan in 1993.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gloria Marcine Wells Garrison, and the following:
  • One son: Ronald Garrison and wife Mary of Cane Valley, KY

  • One daughter: Rhonda Reliford and husband Todd of Columbia, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Jamie "Speedy" Cowan, and Jennifer Cook and husband Mike, all of Columbia, KY

  • Two step grandchildren: Chris Reliford and Amanda Abrell and husband Jason of Columbia, KY

  • Two great grandchildren: Andrew Cowan and Skylar Hare

  • Three step great grandchildren: Jacob, Abby and Samantha Abrell
Charles was a good Christian man, a child of God, a member of Pollard's Chapel United Methodist Church and a farmer.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Gideon Bibles.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

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