Jeanette Garrison

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mrs. Jeanette Gartman Hair Garrison, 74, of North Augusta, SC, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Graveside services and burial will be held at Pen Branch Cemetery on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 2 pm with the Dr. Rev. Robert Fuller officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 am until 1 pm at Culler-McAlhany Funeral Home in North ( A memorial service will be held Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11 am at Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta, SC. A reception will be held immediately after the service in the church fellowship hall, where the family will receive friends. Mrs. Garrison, a resident of North Augusta for over 50 years, was a native of North, SC. She was born on April 27, 1938 to the late Ataway and Brunette Strickland Gartman and later adopted and reared by Thomas and Lola Martin Hair. Mrs. Garrison graduated from North High School and was later awarded a nursing degree from Orangeburg Hospital School of Nursing in 1960. She served as a registered nurse at Orangeburg Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. She was commended for her excellent patient care. Mrs. Garrison received her B.S. and M.S. in health care administration from St. Joseph's College in Maine. She was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Healthmaster, Inc., one of the largest private home health care companies in the country. She was a member of numerous nursing societies, including the American Nursing Association and the Georgia Nursing Association. Mrs. Garrison was an active member of Fairview Presbyterian Church for many years. She was a kind, generous and considerate woman who was noted for her dedication to her staff, coworkers, and her profession. Survivors include her children, Joseph Christopher Garrison (Melody) of North Augusta, SC; and Janece (Jan) Marsha Garrison, New York, NY; 2 granddaughters, Anne Elise Garrison and Mary Caroline Garrison, both of North Augusta, SC; and a brother, Gene Gartman (Natalie) of Orangeburg, SC. Memorials may be made to Fairview Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 1101 Carolina Avenue, North Augusta, SC, 29841, or to the .
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 1, 1900