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Clarabelle Garrison

Clarabelle Sue Garrison (nee Smith) loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 in San Antonio. She was 88. 

She is survived by her four loving children, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her sister.

She was born in Redfield on Nov. 18, 1927. She married Richard Garrison in 1947. They lived most of their lives in San Antonio, where Sue ran a bookstore. She was presently living at Amber Oaks Senior Living Center.

“GiGi,” “Dude,” “Sue” Garrison will be missed by all her family and her many, many friends. “She never knew a stranger.”

 

A graveside service will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mildred, at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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