Lenard Garrison

Lenard Garrison

Lenard Ervin Garrison, 87, of Monticello, passed away at Greystone Nursing and Rehab in Cabot on December 25, 2020.

He was born on March 10, 1933 in Drew County to the late Calvin E. Garrison and Ellen M. Hood-Garrison.

Mr. Garrison worked for many years at Burlington Rug Mill. He was a carpenter by trade and established his own business, Garrisons Residential Remodeling.

He married Bobbie Sue Catt in March of 1975. Together they shared years of love and memories, their favorites being many adventures on motorcycle trips and camping all around the country. Lenard was Pentecostal by faith.

He was preceded in death by both his parents, his sisters, Louise Simmons and Helen White; and a brother, Mack “Buddy” Garrison.

Survivors include his wife Bobbie Garrison; daughter, Janice Nixon of Woodlawn; sons, Doyle Garrison and wife Barbara of Alabama, Steve Burton and wife Kelly Burton of Monticello, Mark Burton and wife Lorna Burton of Searcy, and Tony Burton and wife Tina Burton of Monticello; and 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 28 at 4 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.