Carl E. Garris

Aug 16th, 1934 - Jul 28th, 2017


Maplewood Cemetery


Maplewood Cemetery

Mon, Jul. 31st, 2017 11:00 AM


Maplewood Cemetery

Mon, Jul. 31st, 2017

Marion- Carl Eugene Garris, Sr. , 82, of Marion, passed away at 5:51 AM, Friday, July 28, 2017 at Integrity of Marion.

Carl was born on August 16, 1934 in Williamson County to Beckford and Ruth (Shadowens). He married Alice Jackson.

He was a retired mechanic and car salesman.

Survivors include-

Son- Carl Garris , Jr and wife Pam of Herrin
Daughter- Brenda Treece and husband Roger of Benton
Daughter- Mary Ruth Deitz and husband Dennis of Pittsburgh
Daughter- Rita Inman and husband Jerry of Golconda
Daughter- Diana Tippy and husband Harry and Marion
Daughter- Patricia Hadfield and husband David of Marion
Daughter- Jennifer Oakley and husband Jerry of Herrin
Son- Billy Garris and wife Jessica of Johnston City
22 grandchildren
Several great grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife 2 granddaughters and 6 sisters.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 31, 2017 at Maplewood Cemetery in Marion. Rev. Don Colson will officiate. Friends and family are asked to meet directly at the graveside. Graveside funeral services were arranged at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Pat and Bev Samples

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 30, 2017

    JR Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and all of the family, so sorry for your loss!

  • Guest: Carl Garris, Sr.

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 31, 2017

    Dear Carl, Pam and Family, So sorry for your loss. Whenever I would visit the home where Carl was living, he would always have a smile and I enjoyed visiting with me. God bless you all. Take care. Sincerely, Jean Joyner

  • Guest: Bill patty howertonq

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 31, 2017

    Jr and. Family prayers goes. Out to you all Carl waves a special. Person l sold. Him auto parts

  • Guest: Jerry Anderson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 31, 2017

    Billy Garris

    So sorry to hear about your dad, I know he will be missed.

    Jerry Anderson