Geneva Holly Garrison

Published 3:13 pm Thursday, November 30, 2023

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Psalms 73 “My flesh and my heart fail but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
Geneva Holly Garrison, 90, a longtime resident of Elizabethton, passed away in Bethlehem, GA., on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born to the late Charles and Dora Fletcher Holly. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack R. Garrison, and a son, Rick J Garrison.
Geneva was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church. She had retired from Peebles where she worked for many years and made many great friends. Geneva loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Melissa Starr Nelson and Blake Nelson; grandsons, Eric Garrison (Lisa), Zachary Garrison (Jody), and Kevin Nelson (Amanda); great-grandchildren, Taylor Dean, Zane Garrison, Miley Garrison and Baby Nelson expected in May; two sisters, Carolyn Minton (Steve) and Sherry Hamm (Roger); a brother-in-law, Jerry Garrison; and a sister-in-law, Brenda Stout. Several nieces, nephews and other family members also survive who will miss her as well.
A special thank you to Bristol Hospice of Watkinsville, Ga. nurses and staff for their love, support and care during her illness as well as all her caregivers at Gateway Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care in Bethlehem, Ga. The committal and entombment service to honor Geneva’s life will be conducted on Sunday, December 3, at 11 a.m. in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Jonathan Minton officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2319 Browns Mill Road, Johnson City, TN 37604 or by visiting their website at Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Geneva Holly Garrison. Office Phone: (423) 542-2232; Obituary Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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