Name: Dr. Auda Garrison
From: The Daily Register,
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 1952
Funeral services for Dr. Auda Garrison, 76, former Galatia physician, were held at 1:30 p.m. today at the Dawsons and Wykoff funeral chapel in Decatur and burial was at Decatur.
Dr. Garrison died at 6:40 a.m. Sunday at the Decatur and Macon County Hospital. He and Mrs. Garrison had made their home with a daughter, Miss Sibyl Garrison, in Decatur since his retirement in 1949.
He was born February 21, 1876, in Saline county and in 1900 was married to the former Miss Emma Barker of McLeansboro. Dr. Garrison graduated from the Barnes Medical School in St. Louis in 1909 and practiced medicine in Galatia from 1909 until 1942. From 1942 until 1949 he was resident physician at the State Penal Farm in Vandalia.
Dr. Garrison was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Shrine. He was a member of Galatia Lodge No. 684, A.F.& A.M., of the Mississippi Valley Consistory and the Ainad Temple of East St. Louis. He was also a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Preceding him in death were three brothers and a sister. Surviving are his widow, the daughter with whom he made his home, another daughter, Mrs. Alberta Munger, Patoka; a granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Agnes Garrison, Marion.