|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1915|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 1982|
Obituary: November 22, 1982
Glenn V. Garrison, 67, 205 West Thirtieth Street, died at 5 a.m. Saturday in the West tenth Street Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis, where he had been a patient the past month. He had been in failing health three years.
He was born in Columbia Township July 6, 1915, one of five children of Omer and Pearl Hood Garrison.
During World War II, he had served as a Sergeant in the European Theatre with the U.S. Army Combat Engineers, was wounded in the Rhineland Campaign and, following hospitalization, was discharged in September, 1945, returning to Connersville for residence.
He had been employed over 20 years at the Rex Manufacturing Company and it's successor, Philco, and for 15 years, prior to his retirement in 1979, he had been with the Connersville Post Office as a rural mail carrier. He was a member of the American Legion and the Moose Lodge.
Survivors are his wife, the former Ruth E. Wiggans of Connersville, whom he married here on June 16, 1950; two daughters, Mrs. David (Jeanette) Bates of Connersville and Mrs. Gary (Jill) Schlichte of Jeffersonville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Karen Van Meter of Eden Prairie, Minn.; five grandchildren; a brother, Fred Garrison, and a sister, Mrs. Helen Scott, both of Connersville. His parents, a sister and a brother preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Kenneth W. Chandler of First Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Miller Funeral Home. Burial, with military rites conducted by the Fayette County Veterans Council, will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at Miller Funeral Home from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.
Omer Garrison (1878 - 1928)
Pearl E. Hood Garrison (1879 - 1945)
Ruth E. Wiggans Garrison (1918 - 2009)
Created by: J. R. Keller
Record added: Jun 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72268221
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