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Lonnie Garrison, 63 Years, of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 11:05 P.M. August 13, 2017 at Salem Township Hospital in Salem, Illinois. He was born June 25, 1954 in Fairfield, Illinois to William Robert and Wanda Lorene (Buchanan) Garrison, Sr. He Married Carol Poole on June 27. 1973 in Benton, Illinois and she survives in Opdyke, IL.
In addition to his wife Carol, he is survived by Three daughters, Christy Garrison of Opdyke, IL, Cindy Confer of Opdyke, IL, and Cathy Elliott and husband, Brad of Mount Vernon, IL; Three grandchildren, Cala Confer, Cody Confer, and Catelyn Allen of Opdyke, IL; Two great grandchildren, Catie Williams, and Catalina Confer of Opdyke, IL; One brother, Bob Garrison and wife, Crystal of Mount Vernon, IL; Two sisters, Sharon Easley and Kenny of Mount Vernon, IL, and Oleva Clark of Desoto, IL; One sister-in-law Joan Garrison of Mount Vernon, IL. He also survived by his Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; mother and father-in-law; and grandchild, Charley Allen.
He worked at General Tire for many years. He enjoyed time with his family and friends, especially his grand babies. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Visitation: Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service: Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Harmony Cemetery in rural Mount Vernon, IL with Reverend Gary Davenport officiating. Interment: Harmony Cemetery . Memorials: Harmony Cemetery.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information
Published on August 14, 2017
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