Pearlie Garrison, 90

Pearlie Garrison, 90, of rural Churubusco and widow of Marion A. “Gary” Garrison, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Feb. 8, 2012, at North Ridge Village Nursing Home in Albion following an extended illness.She had been a patient there for the past year.Mrs. Garrison was born Oct. 10, 1921, to Ben and Nancy (Rowe) Clemons in Guage, Ky. She moved to this area in her teens, married Marion A. “Gary” Garrison, and had lived in this area all of her adult life.She was a homemaker, was a member of Churubusco Church of the Nazarene, and was a member of a pinochle card club.She enjoyed working in her flower beds, and most especially loved and cherished her family.Pearlie is survived by her son, Ken K. (Judy) Garrison of Churubusco; a sister Rebecca “Becky” Creech of Churubusco; a grandson, Michael (Sarah) Garrison of Fort Wayne; a granddaughter Melissa (Lee) Norris of San Antonio, Fla.; and seven great-grandchildren.Mr. Garrison preceded her in death on April 9 1998.In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Arnold and Kelly Clemons; and a sister Luanna Rindfusz.Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, with Rev. Paul D. White, pastor of Churubusco Church of the Nazarene, officiating.Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco.Burial will take place in the Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne.Memorials are suggested to Parkview Home Health & Hospice or the Churubusco Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences log on to