Phyllis M. Garrison

April 9, 1930 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 88)


Phyllis M. Garrison, 88, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday February 12, 2019 at her home. She was born April 9, 1930 in Plymouth, Indiana to Floyd & Helen (Price) Kring. In 1949 she married Edwin Garrison. He preceded her in death in 1997. Surviving are 2 daughters, Dranda (Marc) Love, Dawn (Rich) Brewer both of Elkhart; 6 grandchildren, Scott (Noel) Brewer, Tina (DeWayne) Adkins, Holly Hall, Janell Harvey, Chris (Courtney) Brewer and John (Kimberly) Brewer. Also surviving are 9 great-grandchildren, Tyler, John, Cody, Cierra, Nikki, Isabella, Ethan, Emery, Merritt and 5 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents, her husband and a daughter, Vicki Brewer. Phyllis retired in 1992 from Miles where she worked for 27 years. She was a member of the Miles Activity Association, Miles Quarter Century Club and the United Steelworkers of American AFL-CIO Local #12273. Phyllis enjoyed bowling, cooking and in later years adult coloring books. In keeping with her wishes cremation will take place. A private family gathering will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to Cancer Resources for Elkhart County, 23971 US 33, Elkhart, IN 46517. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with her care. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Phyllis M. Garrison please visit our Sympathy Store.

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