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Roberta Lynn "Bertie" Garrison

Roberta Lynn "Bertie" Garrison, 58, of Dix died 5:30 p.m. 
July 18, 2005, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 
She was a secretary for Alexander Wholesale. 

Mrs. Garrison was born June 25, 1947, in Mt. Vernon to Henry and 
Mabel Simmons Goddard. She married Rodger Garrison Dec. 20, 1990, 
in Dix; he preceded her in death Nov. 25, 2002. 

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Gilead 
Cemetery in Dix. Jim Watts will officiate. Friends may call from 6 to 8 
p.m. Friday at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix. 

Mrs. Garrison is survived by brothers Benny Goddard and wife Beverly of 
Dix and Gary Goddard and wife Diane of Dix and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. 

Mrs. Garrison attended Rome Grade School and Mt. Vernon High School. 
She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. She was a member of AMVETS and the 
American Legion in Mt. Vernon. She was a lifetime member of the Mt. Vernon 
Gun and Sportsman Club, where she served as secretary for many years. 

Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation and will be received 
at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix. For more information, you may contact Osborn 
Funeral Home at 266-7231.


Date: 21 Jul 2005
Source: Register-News  
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com 
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