Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jean Garrison Mabry, 76,
of Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday,
March 6, 2011, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Hensley
Cemetery in the Freewill community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., Saturday from 12 Noon – 9 P.M., and on Sunday from 10 A.
M. until time of services.
She passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at her
She was born February 9, 1935, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Lewis Martin, Sr. and Mary Belle Martin. She was a
retired factory worker and a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
First Husband: Fowler Garrison; her Second Husband:
Walter Mabry; 1 Grandson: Garry J. Thomas, Jr.; 2 Sisters:
Aline Chaffin and Ida Spurlock; and 1 Brother: Billy H. Martin.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Bobby Ray “Bud” (Stella)
Garrison of McMinnville, TN, and Larry Wayne (Lisa) Garrison
of Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter: Barbara (Mike) Stafford of
Cookeville, TN; 4 Grandchildren: Shaun (Julie) Thomas of
Gainesboro, TN; Missy Thomas, Cody Garrison, and Cayla
Garrison, all of Cookeville, TN; 4 Step-Grandchildren: Shawn
(Randy) Spivey and Matthew (Ashley) Stafford, all of
Gainesboro, TN; Vicki Marsh and Royce Marsh, both of
McMinnville, TN; 1 Great Grandchild: Emma Thomas; 5 Step
Great Grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Kaleb, and Kristen Young,
Neylan Spivey, and Ava Stafford; 2 Brothers: Lewis (Agnes)
Martin, Jr. of Gainesboro, TN, and Hollis (Doris) Martin of
Bloomington Springs, TN; 1 Sister: Reba (Charles) Hopkins of
Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Sister-in-law: Clella Martin of
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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