Name: Rolla Pairs Garrison
From: The Southern Illinoisian,
Date: Monday, May 7, 1962
Rolla Garrison, 74, of 602 W. Main St., West Frankfort, died at 12:43 a.m. Sunday in Franklin Hospital, Benton.
He was born Dec. 30, 1887 in Jefferson County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Garrison
He worked as a railroad engineer for 42 years for
the Chicago and Eastern Illinois railroad. He was a member of the Brotherhood of
Railway Firemen and Engineers and the West Frankfort Christian Church.
He leaves his wife, Etta; brothers, Dorf of Portales, N.M., Wink, Herman and Paul, all of Porta Clovis, N.M. and John of Belen, N.M.; a sister, Mrs. Saltis Patton of Las Cruces, N.M.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Stone Funeral Home, West Frankfort. The Rev. John Tigner will officiate. Burial will be in Tower Heights Cemetery.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.