Garrison, Joyce Marie

Passed: June 05, 2013


Joyce Marie Garrison, 80, of Buckeye, AZ passed away on June 5, 2013 at home.  She was born on August 25, 1932 in Houston, Texas to Edgar and Mary Glover Miller.  Loving mother raising many loving children and grandchildren was a devout Christian at the Pentecostal church.  She loved spending time with her family.  She was a telephone operator for Ma Bell and also worked at the Wigwam Resort.  She was in the Desert CBer’s-Handle Texas Rose.  She is survived by her daughters Pamela Donaldson of Luling, LA, Patricia Buttes and husband, Larry of Buckeye, AZ, Donna McCauley and husband Mark of Fort Worth, TX, Sandra Jones and Gary Bywater of Avondale, AZ; sons David Garrison and wife Debbie of Seagoville, TX, Michael Garrison and wife Lillian of Glendale, AZ, Mark Garrison and Janie of El Mirage, AZ; sisters Esther Cloud and Charlene McEntire; brother Charles Miller; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Eugene Garrison; daughter Sharon Gail Garrison; and brother Clarence Miller; parents Edgar and Mary Miller; paternal grandparents John and Sarah Miller; maternal grandparents Albert and Julia Glover.  Visitation will be from 6pm to 9pm, Monday, June 10th at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ.  Funeral will be at 9am, Tuesday, June 11th at Thompson Funeral Chapel, Rev. Ray Brown of Truth Tabernacle, Avondale, Arizona will be officiating.  Burial will follow at West Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, AZ.  The family appreciates floral arrangements for the visitation and service.  Condolences can be sent to  Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, AZ.

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5 responses to Garrison, Joyce Marie

  1. Happy Mother’s Day my beautiful Momma. I sure do miss you. I love you. Thank you for being the best Momma in the world. See you soon.

  2. Donna says:

    Momma I love and miss you… Sandy went to heaven March 1, 2022 my heart is broken… see y’all soon

  3. Missing you Mom

  4. Donna says:

    Oh Momma my heart is still broken been 9 years. I sure do miss you and love you. See you soon

  5. Donna says:

    Happy 90th Birthday Momma. I sure do miss you. I cry for you everyday wishing you was here. I’m okay because I know your with Jesus and I’ll see you when Jesus calls me home. I love you Momma Love Donna

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