Name:    Chloree Maxine (Williams) Garrison

  The Daily Democrat, Clinton, Missouri
Date:  May 2012   

Chloree Maxine Garrison   (December 22, 1928 - May 3, 2012)

Funeral services: Monday, May 7, Montgomery-Viets Chapel in Buffalo. The Rev. Loyd Middleton officiated. Music was by Jerry and Gloria Dieckhoff who sang, "Amazing Grace" and "Take My Hand Precious Lord." Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery at Tunas. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.

Escorts were Chris Garrison, Chris Carpenter, Phillip Martin, Victor Williams, Wayne (Bubby) Williams and Jesse Williams.

Chloree Maxine Garrison, formerly of Buffalo, was born Dec. 22, 1928, the daughter of Bertie Ray and Mabel (Betty) Williams. She died May 3, 2012.

She was a homemaker while her children were young and later worked as a nurse's aide at different facilities in Independence. After she retired, she moved to Buckner and lived there for the past several years.

She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Independence. She was very dedicated to God and read her Bible and prayed daily.  She loved to read and do crossword puzzles and spend time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gary Garrison; her sister, Cecile and husband, Bud Routt; her brothers-in-law: Leland Jasper and Jerry Douthett; a sister-in-law, Doris Williams; a son-in-law, Bob Dieckhoff; and her former spouse and friend, Amos Garrison.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Darlene Dieckhoff, Independence; a son, Larry and wife, Renee Garrison, Clinton; her brothers: Herbert and wife, Ruthie Williams, Jackie and wife, Letha Williams, and Junior and wife, Cheri Williams; her sisters: Georgia and husband, Leroy Ross, Mary Jasper, Thelma Douthett and Frances and husband, Charles Swigert; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.