James Garrison

Published 6:38 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A celebration of James Garrison’s life, 91 of Jasper, will be 10 A.M., Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, with a graveside service to follow at 2 P.M. in Garrison Cemetery in Orangefield, TX. Visitation will be held 5-8:00 P.M., Friday, June 17, 2016 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home.

James died June 12, 2016 at his home. James was a native of Orange County. He proudly served in the military, serving in both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Airforce during WWII. As an avid outdoorsman, James walked on the ‘edge’ of adventure. He enjoyed canoeing, hiking, swimming, and traveling.

James was preceded in death by his grandchildren, Chris Garrison, Ivan Brown, and Alana Pulce.

He is survived by his wife, Martha “Ann” Garrison of Jasper; children, Carsienne “Sandy” Harvey of Jasper, and Jefferson “Jay” Garrison of Orangefield; stepchildren, George “Buck” Brown of Jasper and Creasie Ashcraft of Jasper; grandchildren, Jayna Rogers, Jayme Garrison, Jennifer Garrison, and Vashti Griffin; as well as great-grandchildren, Kyla Pulce, Nicholas Pulce, Troy Wade Pulce, Toby Pulce, and Sebastian Rogers

Memorials may be made to The Nature Conservancy.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper.