OBITUARY: Ruth Geraldine Garrison


Mrs. Ruth Geraldine Garrison passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, she was 91 years old.

Ruth was born in Statesville TN to Arlena Mabe Dunn and Andrew Dunn.

She married the love of her life, Ritchie Garrison, and set about providing a home for him and their family. She enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, home decorating, and being with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 74 years, Ritchie Garrison; children: Carol (Calvin) Jones, Michael (Gayle) Garrison, Susan Witherspoon, and Pamela (Charles) Everett; grandchildren: Brendan (Kylene) Jones, Ashley (Bill) Sickles, Melissa (Daniel) Thomas, Eric Garrison, Jason Witherspoon, Cody Witherspoon, Justin (Kaydee) Everett, Dillon (Rebecca) Everett, and Matthew Everett; numerous nieces and nephews; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by son-in-law Jesse Witherspoon, parents Arlena and Andrew Dunn, and 6 siblings.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Dr. Charles Everett, is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. Interment in Wilson County Memorial will follow the service. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday is from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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