Lawrence R. Garrison

May 31, 1921 - Jul 30, 2007

Lawrence R. Garrison

May 31, 1921 - July 30, 2007


Send Flowers Upland: Lawrence R. Garrison, 86, well known Jefferson Township farmer, passed away Monday morning at 3:15 a.m. at the University Nursing Center. He was born in Elwood the son of the late Robert A. and Isabelle (Watson) Garrison. He attended Point Isabelle and Windfall schools. He married Anna M. (Hunter) on February 3, 1942 in Alexandria. Mr. Garrison owned and operated the Garrison family farm his entire life until retiring in 1986. He was a Board Member of Farmer's Mutual Insurance Co. and Matthews Feed and Grain, serving as chairman for several years. He was a very active member of the Epworth United Methodist Church, Matthews. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Anna; two sons, Thomas R. (Pam) Garrison, Gas City, Larry J. (Jackie) Garrison, Upland; a daughter, Janet K. (David) Baller, Ft. Wayne; grandchildren: Jeffrey R. (Laura) Garrison, Hartford City, Jay P. (Joanna) Garrison, Albany, Andrew R. Garrison, Upland, Robert D. Baller, Iowa City, IA, Master. Sgt. Craig D. (Gloria) Baller, Ramstein, Germany, Carla Thompson, Marion, Greg Baller, Ft. Wayne; great grandchildren: Joshua R. Garrison, Hartford City, Chelsea E. Garrison, Upland, Craig D. Baller, Jr., Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Dakota R. Garrison, Upland, Emma T. Baller, Ramstein, Germany, Christopher B. Baller, Ramstein, Germany, Isaiah Thompson, Marion, Staci Henkel, and Casi Gilpin, both Hartford City; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews, IN 46957. Service 10:00 a.m. Friday August 3, 2007 Jones-Smith Funeral Home Interment Matthews Cemetery Matthews, Indiana Visitation: Thursday 2-4, 6-8 p.m. Jones-Smith Funeral Home


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