JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Margaret Kathryn (Dillingham) Garrison
Margaret D. Garrison, 80, of 3209 Central Drive, died at 10:10p.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.



Sept. 2, 1976 Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Jane Garrison Ward
Relationship: Step-granddaughter
 

 
 
 
 
 

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