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Ira Valdora Garrison Jr.


1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ira Valdora Garrison Jr. Obituary
Ira Valdora "I.V." Garrison Jr. died Friday, June 13, 2014. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ridglea Baptist Church. I.V. was born June 30, 1923, in Fort Worth, son of the late Emma Kohler and Ira Valdora Garrison Sr. He earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas where he was a member of Tau Beta Pi. He met and married Maisie Leola Smith and they were blessed with three children. I.V. and Maisie were longtime members of Ridglea Baptist Church. They enjoyed singing in the church choir, traveling in the Hill Country, and gardening. He was devoted to Maisie and their family. Survivors: Children, Connie Wood and her husband, Dr. James Wood, Jimmy Garrison and his wife, Carolyn, Debbie Taylor and her husband, Bob; stepbrother, Dr. Robert Thalman; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Published in Star-Telegram on June 15, 2014
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