Mildred E. Garrison, 87, of Pennville, IN, passed away at 5:30 PM on Saturday, February 08, 2014 at her residence. She was born on Monday, May 31, 1926, in Montpelier, IN. She married Franklin A. "Sparky" Garrison on Monday, June 21, 1943 in Seattle, WA. Mildred retired in 1989 from Franklin Electric in Bluffton. She was a member of the Montpelier Senior Citizens, Jolly Workers Home Extension Club, Millard Brown American Legion Post #156 Auxiliary, Montpelier Historical Society, Francois Godfroy Chapter NSDAR and was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout former leader. Mildred was a member of the First Baptist Church in Montpelier.
Survivors include: Husband - Franklin A. "Sparky" Garrison, Pennville, IN., Son - Larry F. (Wife, Sandra) Garrison, Grand Blanc, MI., Son - Jim L. (Wife, Cathy) Garrison, Fortville, IN., Son - Tim E. Garrison, Montpelier, IN., Daughter - Beverly J. (Husband, Dan) Furniss, Hartford City, IN., Daughter - Cathy H. (Husband, Dennis) Decker, Hartford City, IN., Daughter - Barbara E. (Husband, Dave) Reidy, Ft. Wayne, IN., Brother - John (Wife, Bernice) Fear, Port St. Lucie, FL., Brother - Charles (Wife, Ingrid) Fear, Jr., Muncie, IN., Brother - Delbert (Wife, Linda) Fear, Springfield, MO., Brother - Albert (Wife, Peggy) Fear, Buffalo, MO., Sister - Clara L. (Husband, Guy) Conrad, Springfield, MO., Sister - Patricia A. Kellogg, Muncie, IN., 15 Grandchildren, 37 Great Grandchildren and several Nieces & Nephews
She was preceded in death by her: Father - Charles Edgar Fear, Mother - Freida Glendora (Roush) Fear Harris, Son - Fredrick Allen Garrison, Brothers - Carl Fear, Ray Fear and Sisters- Irene Huffman, Delphia Trammell, Margaret Fear and Mabel P. Sills.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
A service to celebrate Mildred’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 13, 2014 with Pastor Bob Allen officiating. Interment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Montpelier.
Preferred memorials: Montpelier Volunteer Fire Department 300 W. Huntington St. Montpelier, IN 47359, Millard-Brown American Legion Post #156 112 W. Green St. Montpelier, IN 47359 OR the First Baptist Church 113 E. Huntington St. Montpelier, IN 47359
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier