Originally created 12/22/99

Mr. John Garrison



Mr. John Douglas Garrison, 65, of Martinez, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown, with Steve Prescott officiating.

Mr. Garrison, a native of Jefferson, was a supervisor for U.S. Postal Service. He was a Marine Corps veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth J. Beeley Garrison; a son, David Garrison, Martinez; two daughters, Michelle Doughty, Martinez, and Lynn Melton, Grovetown; a brother, Wallace Garrison, Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Patricia Phillips, Zachary, La.; and five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Doughty, Brian Bruce, Shaun Moore, Brent Melton, Rob Zapata and John Bowles.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 22, 1999