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Jack Richard GARRISON[1, 2, 3]

Male 1912 - 2008  (96 years)Deceased


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  • Name Jack Richard GARRISON 
    Born 5 Feb 1912  Corpus Christi, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 2008  San Antonio, Bexar Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 19 Dec 2008  Hondo Cemetery, Hondo, Medina Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5484  Garrison-Logan Family Tree | Bonner, Thomas descendants
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2016 

    Father James Higgs GARRISON,   b. 3 Oct 1880, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1955, Hondo, Medina Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Calvin 'Lizzy' MILLER,   b. 8 May 1881, Elizabethtown, Hardin Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1958, Hondo, Medina Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1903  Navarro Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1929  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Jonell Theresa ROTHE,   b. 6 Jul 1912, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1997, Medina Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1942 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F1933  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Billie MAHAFFEY,   b. 13 Oct 1911  [4
    Married 21 Aug 1999  Bexar Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1936  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Feb 1912 - Corpus Christi, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1999 - Bexar Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 2008 - San Antonio, Bexar Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 19 Dec 2008 - Hondo Cemetery, Hondo, Medina Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S42] America's Obituaries & Death Notices, (NewsBank, Inc.), 28 Mar 2010.
      Jack Richard Garrison, age 96, entered into rest on December 19, 2008 at his home in San Antonio, Texas after a brief illness. He was born on February 5, 1912 in Corpus Christi, Texas to James H. and Elizabeth Garrison. Jack grew up in Galveston, Texas with his older sister Alice where he graduated from Ball High School. After his father's retirement, he and his parents moved to Hondo, Texas where he met and married his first wife, Jonell Rothe Garrison. Their union was blessed with a son, James Louis. As a young man, Jack worked for the Guadalupe Valley Creamery, driving from Hondo to Seguin to Del Rio and back to Hondo six days a week. Jack was a member of the Hondo City Masonic Lodge #756 where he was twice the Worshipful Master. In the 1960s he served for two years as the Hondo City Secretary starting him on a career in municipal administration. He moved to Navasota where he served as the City Secretary and City Manager, then to Angleton where he also served as City Manager. He finished his career in municipal government as the City Manager of Kerrville, Texas. After his retirement from the City of Kerrville, Jack worked in the real estate appraisal office of the Kerrville Independent School District for a number of years until he and Jonell moved back to Hondo. After the death of his dear wife of 55 years, he moved to San Antonio, Texas to be closer to his son and daughter-in-law. In 1999 he married Billie Mahaffey Garrison. They enjoyed nine wonderful years together. Billie lovingly kept watch over Jack during his illness. Jack will be remembered by his family and friends as a loving and generous man who was devoted to caring for his loved ones. He was preceded in death by his sister, Alice Garrison Stewart and his first wife, Jonell Garrison. He is survived by his wife, Billie, his son, James L. Garrison, and his daughter-in-law, Karen S. Balcom. A memorial service celebrating Jack's life will be held on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 6800 Wurzbach Rd (Wurzbach Rd and Newcome Dr), with the Rev. Jeanne Devine officiating. The family would like to thank the staff of New Forest Estates, especially Alesia Jackson and Kayla Latzel, for their assistance and support; and also the staff and nurses of VITAS Hospice, especially case manager, Kathy Coolidge, R.N., for their care and support. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Jack's name may be made to: The Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St

      San Antonio Express-News ( TX )
      Date: January 3, 2009
      Edition: STATE&METRO
      Page: 04B
      Record Number: 13764375
      Copyright (c), 2009, San Antonio Express-News. All Rights Reserved.

    2. [S42] America's Obituaries & Death Notices, (NewsBank, Inc.), 28 Mar 2010.
      SAN ANTONIO - Jack Richard Garrison, 96, entered into rest on Dec. 19, 2008, at his home in San Antonio, Texas, after a brief illness.

      He was born on Feb. 5, 1912, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to James H. and Elizabeth Garrison. Jack grew up in Galveston, Texas, with his older sister, Alice, where he graduated from Ball High School. After his father's retirement, he and his parents moved to Hondo, Texas, where he met and married his first wife, Jonell Rothe Garrison. Their union was blessed with a son, James Louis.

      As a young man, Jack worked for the Guadalupe Valley Creamery, driving from Hondo to Seguin to Del Rio and back to Hondo six days a week. Jack was a member of the Hondo City Masonic Lodge No. 756, where he was twice the Worshipful Master. In the 1960s, he served for two years as the Hondo City Secretary, starting him on a career in municipal administration. He moved to Navasota, where he served as the City Secretary and City Manager, then to Angleton, where he also served as City Manager. He finished his career in municipal government as the City Manager of Kerrville, Texas.

      After his retirement from the City of Kerrville, Jack worked in the real estate appraisal office of the Kerrville Independent School District for a number of years until he and Jonell moved back to Hondo. After the death of his dear wife of 55 years, he moved to San Antonio, Texas, to be closer to his son and daughter-in-law.

      In 1999, he married Billie Mahaffey Garrison. They enjoyed nine wonderful years together. Billie lovingly kept watch over Jack during his illness. Jack will be remembered by his family and friends as a loving and generous man who was devoted to caring for his loved ones.

      He was preceded in death by his sister, Alice Garrison Stewart and his first wife, Jonell Garrison.

      He is survived by his wife, Billie; his son, James L. Garrison; and his daughter-in-law, Karen S. Balcom.

      A memorial service celebrating Jack's life will be held on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at 12:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 6800 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio (Wurzbach Road and Newcome Drive), with the Rev. Jeanne Devine officiating.

      The family would like to thank the staff of New Forest Estates, especially Alesia Jackson and Kayla Latzel, for their assistance and support; and also the staff and nurses of VITAS Hospice, especially case manager, Kathy Coolidge, RN, for their care and support.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack's name may be made to: The Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550-2220, http://rosenberg-library.org; The Galveston Historical Foundation, 502 20th St., Galveston, TX 77550, www.galvestonhistory.org; the Hondo Public Library, 1011 19th St., Hondo, TX 78861; VITAS Hospice; or Trinity United Methodist Church.

      Kerrville Daily Times ( TX )
      Date: January 3, 2009
      Record Number: 33747
      Copyright, 2009, Kerrville Daily Times

    3. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 28 Mar 2010.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 10660316

    4. [S172] Texas Marriages, 1966-2010, (FamilySearch), 8 Mar 2016.
      Name: Jack R Garrison
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 21 Aug 1999
      Event Place: Bexar, Texas, United States
      Age: 88
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1911
      Spouse's Name: Billie Mahaffey
      Spouse's Age: 88
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1911
      Certificate Number: 184622
      Affiliate County Code: 015