News Death Notice

PETRY-GARLAND, Karen L. Age 78, of Greenville, formerly of Brookville, went home to her Lord Jesus on Resurrection Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelby & Bessie Cogan; brothers, Ray & Lowell; sisters, Judith, Helen & Margie; husbands, Don Petry & Kenneth "Jerell" Garland & by a grandson, Josh Allen. Karen was a member of Triumphant Christian Center in Greenville, she loved to sing and teach Sunday School, and at age 54, she pursued her passion to help others by earning her RN degree. Karen is loved and cherished by surviving children & spouses, Kris (Mike) Burton, Janet (John) Schafer, John (Pamela) Garland & Jeff (Vickie) Garland; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Homer & Larry Cogan & sister, Glenna Crowe. She is also survived by Don Petry's family, and by numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thu. April 24 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT RD., BROOKVILLE, with Pastor Sam Shilot officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery, Brookville. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 PM until service time. If desired, e-mail condolences may be sent by going online to www.gilbert-fellers.com

Funeral Home

Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road Brookville, OH 45309
(937) 833-2423

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 22, 2014