Eula “Faye” Garrison, age 73, passed away, after a second battle with cancer, at Heartland Healthcare Center - Briarwood in Flint, Michigan on December 15, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Monroe and Laura Mae (Anglin) Ogle. She was born on August 29, 1946 in Shamrock, Texas.
Faye moved to Michigan and married Jimmy Lee Garrison in January 1968. She worked at Brady’s Foodland for 15 years and also worked at Newcor Manufacturing for several years.
Her passion was quilting and teaching others to do the same. She taught quilting classes in adult education groups at both Corunna and Owosso Public Schools for many years. She started the Shiawassee County Quilters Club as well as judged quilting contests around Michigan. She made and donated over 300 children’s quilts to the Whaley’s Children Center, Rave and other charitable organizations.
Faye was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Corunna. She served in multiple ways there before being homebound later in life.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents, and by 10 of her brothers: William Alton Ogle, Ernest Lee Ogle, Clifton Ray Ogle, Eulys Lee Ogle (Killed in WWII), Alvin Edward Ogle, Marvin Monroe Ogle, Kenneth Ray Ogle, Everett Earl Ogle, Jimmy Douglas Ogle, and Freddie Wayne Ogle.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jimmy Lee Garrison; sons: Kenneth Wayne Garrison and his wife April, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Johnnie Douglas Garrison and his wife Amanda, of Owosso, Michigan, and Joseph Lee Garrison and his wife Sarah, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; five grandchildren (two sets of twin boys included); brother, Eddie Dean Ogle of Drasco, Arkansas and sister, Helen Ruth Ogle of Fort Smith, Arkansas as well as many other nieces and nephews; relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Corunna Chapel. Chris Higgins will officiate with interment to be held in Pine Tree Cemetery in Corunna. Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions given in Faye's name are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be shared with her family by going to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com