VisitationGarrison Funeral Home
Garrison, Texas 75946
Jeanette Green Garrison, 87, of Garrison, Texas passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, in Garrison, Texas. She was born November 28, 1932, in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, to the late Parks Green and Nannie Green. Funeral service will be held at 3PM on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Garrison Funeral Home, 886 US Hwy 59, Garrison, Texas with Bro. John McGuire and Dr. Ben Richardson officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Garrison, Texas.
Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 2PM Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Garrison Funeral Home, 886 US Hwy 59, Garrison, Texas.
Jeanette grew up in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, and East Texas. She moved to Houston in her teen years and later was employed with a telephone company and a gas company. She met the love of her life, Bill Garrison in Houston, and the two were married in 1955, spending more than 47 years together before his passing in 2002. Bill and Jeanette made their home in Garrison, Texas. They raised three beautiful children. Jeanette was a very loving and compassionate person that was always ready to help those in need. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed sitting on the front porch watching hummingbirds and visiting with friends. Jeanette was the first woman to serve on Garrison ISD school board. Her first job in Garrison was with the Commercial State Bank. She worked for many years at Jim Taylor Insurance, and later worked for Garrison ISD as a library aide. Jeanette loved the Lord and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church – Garrison, serving the Lord in many ways as her health permitted.
She is survived by her son, Jack Garrison and wife Gloria of Austin, Texas; daughters, Cindy Lunsford and husband Terry of Nacogdoches, Texas, Julie Farmer and husband Tim of Lufkin, Texas; grandchildren, Kelci Meadows and husband Josh, Michael Ross and wife Dadra, Christopher Boatman and wife Chasity, Stephen Garrison, Brad Boatman, Bety Olson and husband Shane, Jordan Farmer, Carson Farmer, Delaney Farmer, Cade Lunsford and wife Chelsie, Kylie Murdock and husband Tanner; great grandchildren, Briley Meadows, Hayes Meadows, Benjamin Boatman, Catherine Boatman, Elias Olson, Samuel Olson, Jacob Braswell, Evee Braswell; brother, Bill Green; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Jeanette is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Garrison; brothers, Walter Green and John Green.
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