Name:   Margaret (Dillingham) Garrison

From:  The Mt. Vernon Register, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Date:  September 2, 1976

Margaret D. Garrison, 80, of 3209 Central Drive, died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital.

She was a retired assistant cashier of First Bank and Trust, and had worked there as teller and assistant cashier for 27 years.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Myers-Baril Chapel, with Dr. Clyde Funkhouser officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Friends may call at the chapel after 5 p.m. Friday.

Mrs. Garrison was born April 16, 1896, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of William West Dillingham and Nellie Leona (Goodale) Dillingham. She was married to Ruis H. Garrison [November 4, 1933], who preceded her in death Nov. 17, 1958.

She was a member of the First Methodist church.

Mrs. Garrison is survived by a son, R. LeBen Garrison of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Eleanor Bridgers of Richmond, Va.; three sisters, Ledlie Meloy and Elma Reynolds, both of Mt. Vernon, and Dorothy Cummings of Albert, N.M.; two brothers, Harry West Dillingham and Kenneth G. Dillingham, both of Mt. Vernon; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.