Name:    Sammie V. (Akin) Garrison Bobbitt

From:  The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tennessee
Date:  Friday, July 28, 2006   

Funeral services for Sammie V. Garrison-Bobbitt, 96, of Crystal City, Missouri, formerly of Trenton and Jackson, TN, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 28, 2006 at Shelton Funeral Home in Trenton, TN with Rev. Jerry Hassall officiating. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Trenton, TN.

Mrs. Garrison-Bobbitt, a homemaker, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, MO. She was born June 27, 1910 in Dyer, TN. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Trenton, TN.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Gilliam T. Garrison and Everett Bobbitt; her father, Steve Akin; her mother, Linnie (nee Wagster) Akin; a brother, Edwin Akin; three sisters, Lurlene Ashdown, Bea Schmitz and Madge Goodman; a son-in-law, Bill Williams; and a nephew, Jesse Schmitz.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley (Terry) Coleman of Crystal City, MO; a step-daughter, Betty Williams of Memphis, TN; a nephew, Don Chevalia of Trenton, TN; a niece, Darlene Moore of Texas; two granddaughters, two great-granddaughters, and a great-great-granddaughter.

Memorials may be sent to St. Louis Crises Nursery, 6150 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139 or Jefferson Memorial Hospice, P. O. Box 350, Crystal City, MO 63019.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Shelton Funeral Home in Trenton, TN.