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BERNAL W. EIGHMEY
Bernal W. Eighmey, 82, of Millerton RD 2 (Daggett), PA died Monday, April 1, 1991 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. Bernal attended the Mosherville Bible Church and was a member of the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department, having been secretary/treasurer for many years. He was a Caretaker of Highways for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and a life-long farmer and maple syrup maker. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bernice Lain Eighmey; daughter and son-in-law, Elnora and Vernon McWhorter of Millerton, PA; five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; sister, Velma Smith of Millerton; brother, Jerome Eighmey of Millerton, Verle Eighmey of Troy and Verne Eighmey of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held April 5 at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira, NY with the Rev. Robert Bevins and the Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating with interment to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorials to the Mosherville Bible Church or to the Daggett United Methodist Church. (TGR, Thursday, April 11, 1991)
Jerome C. EIGHMEY, 96, of Millerton, PA died at Troy Community Hospital, troy, Pa on August 30, 1998. Mr. Eighmey was formerly of daggestt, Pa. He was born on march 10, 1902 to the late John and Dora (Shieves) Eighmey. As a local Millerton farmer and truck driver for the Martin Smith Construction Company in Daggett, Pa Jerome retired after many years of service. He is survived by daughter, Patricia (Richard) Brewer of Millerton, Pa; son, Kenneth Eighmey of Millerton, PA; grandchildren, Pam and Rodney Sherman, Mary Ann and Doug Cole, Glenda and Kevin Stephani, Becky Jo and Tom Shuman, Elizabeth (Beth) Eighmey; six great-grandchildren; sister, Velma Smith of Millerton, ? brothers, Verle (Dorothy) Eighmey, Verne (Martha) Eighmey, both of Troy, PA; sister-in-law, Bernice Eighmey of Millerton; many nieces, nephews and close friends. In addition to his parents, Jerome was predeceased by his wife, Helen Eighmey in 1989 and a brother, Bernal Eighmey. Funeral services wer e held at the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira on September 2 with the Rev. Dr. James Bellamy officiating and interment to be at Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners. Those wishing may make memorials in Jerome’s memory to Roseville United Methodist Church or to a charity of one’s choice. “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA Thursday September 9 , 1998
JEROME C. EIGHMEY, Formerly of Dagget, PA, age 96, of Millerton, PA, died at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA on August 30, 1998. He was born on March 10, 1902 to the late John and Dora (Shieves) Eighmey. Jerome is survived by; daughter, Patricia (Richard) Brewer of Millerton, PA; son, Kenneth Eighmey of Millerton, PA; grandchildren, Pam and Rodney Sherman, Mary Ann and Doug Cole, Glenda and Kevin Stephani, Becky Jo and Tom Shuman, Elizabeth (Beth) Eighmey; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Heather, Justin, Kayla, LeAnn and Nicholas; sister, Velma Smith of Millerton, PA; brothers, Verle (Dorothy) Eighmey and Verne (Martha) Eighmey both of Troy, PA; sister-in-law, Bernice Eighmey of Millerton; many nieces, nephews and close friends. In addition to his parents, Jerome was predeceased by his wife, Helen Eighmey in 1989 and also a brother, Bernal Eighmey. As a local Millerton farmer and truck driver for the Martin Smith Construction Company in Daggett, PA, Jerome retired after many years of service. He was a wonderful father and grandfather. Jerome will be dearly missed by all. Family and friends are invited to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Penna. Ave., Elmira, NY for calling hours Tuesday, September 1, 1998 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held there at the funeral home Wednesday, September 2, 1998 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. James Bellamy, interment will be at Jobs Corner Cemetery, Job Corner, PA. following services. –Elmira Star Gazette.
ENGLERT - DORIS R. BUTCHER
Doris R. Butcher, 68, of Millerton RR 2, PA died June 30, 1996 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Doris was born February 23, 1928 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of Frank and Margaret Kelly Englert. She was retired from X-Cell Restaurant in Elmira. She was a member of the Elmira Moose. Doris is survived by her husband of 50 years, Robert; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Jane of Millerton; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Isaacs and Junior Ostrander of Canton, PA and Michele and Bill Bolt of Millerton; a sister, Margaret Just of Burdett, NY; an aunt, Evangeline Reaves of Endicott, NY; grandchildren, Dawn Marie Isaacs of Walkersville, MD, Daniel Lee Isaacs of Durham, NC, Bobby Butcher and Shawn Horton, both of Millerton; Lisa Heasley of Gillett, Lynnette Hess in North Carolina and Stacey and Billy Bolt, both of Millerton; a great-granddaughter, Myrana Heasley; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Wilston Funeral Home in Mansfield, PA on July 2 with the Rev. Paul Hamilton officiating and burial to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery. (TGR July 4, 1996)
FISH - MRS. HAZEL D. SEDINGER
Age 92 of Millerton, Pa., Saturday, October 22, 1983, at Green Home, Wellsboro, Pa. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 p.m. with funeral and committal services Tuesday at 4 p.m., the Rev. Max Furman officiating. Interment Jobs Corners Cemetery. The family will provide their own flowers and would appreciate contributions to the charity of one’s choice. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law; Fannie and Samuel J. Aloi of Elmira; granddaughter Nancy Aloi of Horseheads; grandson, Samuel P. Aloi of Elmira; four great grandchildren; two brothers Herman Fish of Elkland, Pa., Victor Fish of Elmira, NY; several nieces and nephews. Hazel was a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church and a member of the Rebecca Lodge of Lawrenceville, Pa.
FREEMAN - Flora B Sheive, age 92 of Millerton, RD#1, died on Tuesday, July 19th  at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital in Elmira, NY. She was a member of Jackson Summit Baptist Church and a retired employee of Remington Rand. she was the wife of the late Jerden [Jerd] Sheive. Funeral services were held at Jackson Summit Baptist Church on Friday, July 22nd with the Rev. David Weidman, her pastor, officiating. The family has requested that those wishing to do so may contribute to the Jackson Summit Baptist Church. she is survived by a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Cleo [Merton] Sheive; three granddaughters, Mrs. Donald [Leah Mae] Jennings of Millerton, Mrs. Arnold [Jacqueline] Jerzak of Pine City and Miss Patricia Sheive of Clark Summit, PA; grandson, Lester L. Sheive of Lawrenceville; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Foulke; a brother, Claude Freeman, both of Chemung; several nieces and nephews. - Wellsboro Gazette, 27 July 1977
LAURA GAIGE SEDINGER (SRGP 42924)
Laura Gaige Sedinger, 70, widow of William E. Sedinger, formerly of Millerton, Pa., died Thursday afternoon at the home of her son at Jackson Summit, Pa. The funeral will be held at the home of her son in Jackson Summit Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Burial in Job Corners Cemetery. The Rev. L. E. Otter of Epworth, M. E. church, Elmira, will officiate. (handwritten on article June 15, 1933)
Adrian S. Garrison, 82, of Columbia Cross Roads, PA died Wednesday, June 12, 2002. He was the son of the late Shirley and Helen Garrison. Adrian was a retired farmer and a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was a former member of the Grand Paraders Square Dance Club, Troy, PA and after retirement to Florida, danced with several groups in central Florida. Once he performed for a half time show at the Citrus Bowl. Among his survivors are his children, Nancy and Fred Preston of Watauga, TX, Nellie and James Warner of Millerton, PA, Melanie and Ronald Bonyak of Horseheads, NY, Jean and Jim Decker of Mentor, OH; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brother, Donald "Red" and Cam Garrison of Florida. In addition to his parents who died in 1965, he was predeceased by his wife, Betty Jane Taylor Garrison, 1998; his brother Rexford Garrison and his sister Virginia McLean. Funeral services were held at the Olthof Funeral Home on June 15 with Rev. Don Hoff officiating and interment to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1595 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620-3635 or the American Heart Association, NYS Affiliate, Attn: Heart Gifts, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. (TGR, Thursday, June 20, 2002)
GARRISON, Alta L. [SRGP 13510]
Alta L. Garrison, 72, of Jobs Corners, Pa., daughter of the late William Henry and Amelia Sturdervant Garrison, ….ay, Jan. 6, 1955, following an extended illness. She attended Mansfield State Teachers College and was a member of the Grange, Baptist Church of Jobs Corners. Survived by several nieces and nephews, a number of whom live in Elmira. The body is at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Pa., where friends may call. Sunday removal will be made to the Jobs Corners Baptist Church for funeral Sunday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Orey E. Crippen, assisted by the Rev. L. C. Voorhees. Jobs Corners Cemetery.
A. E. GARRISON DIES AT JOBS CORNERS
Jobs Corners—Ansel E. Garrison, 82, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter Winner at 5 a.m. Monday, Mar. 7, 1938. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Winner, Mrs. Edna Tickner of Mansfield, Mrs. Zena Segar and Mrs. Ascha Hamilton of Jobs Corners; 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild.Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the Jobs Corners Baptist Church with burial in Jobs Corners Cemetery. The Rev. G. B. Burroughs will officiate.
GARRISON, Edmund N.
Edmund N. Garrison, 74, of Dagget, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1948. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lelda M. Garrison, both of Millerton; brother Clyde Garrison of Elmira Heights; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Soper & Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, and this afternoon will be removed to the family home, where funeral will be held Friday, 2 p.m., Jobs Corners Cemetery.
GARRISON - MRS. ACSAH M. HAMILTON, 81, (SRGP 14273) of RD 2, Millerton (Jobs Corners) died Tuesday, July 3, 1979 at Troy Community Hospital. The wife of the late Stanley Hamilton who died in 1967, she was a member of the Jobs Corners Baptist Church and Grange. She is survived by members of her family including: Doris and Shirley Grinnell of RD 2, Millerton; Willis and Barbara Hamilton of Millerton; Mason and Anne Hamilton of Huntsville, Alabama and Marshall and Nancy Hamilton of Millerton; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Zoe Winner of Horseheads, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Friends were invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira, NY, Friday evening, July 6, 1979 from 7 to 9 pm with funeral and committal services there Saturday, July 7 at 11 am with the Rev. David Wiedman officiating. Burial was in Jobs Corners Cemetery. The family provided the flowers and asked that contributions be made to the Jobs Corners Baptist Church Memorial Fund.ADRIAN S.
GARRISON - TICKNER, MRS. EDNA (SRGP 14270)
Mrs. Edna Tickner, 63, of Mansfield RD, died Thursday Feb. 19, 1948. She is survived by her husband, Harry B. Tickner; daughters, Mrs. Helen Bradford of Gillett, Mrs. Bernita Kent of Millerton, Mrs. Mary Sterling of Pine city, Miss Irma Tickner of Williamsport; sons, Esten of Endicott, Louis, at home; sisters, Mrs. Vena Segar of Horseheads, Mrs. Zoe Winne and Mrs. Ascha Hamilton of Millerton; ten grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Shaw Funeral Home, with the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating. Burial at Jobs Corners.
GARRISON, FOSTER (SRGP 04607)
Foster Garrison, who moved to this boro from Elk Run on March 1st, last, died yesterday morning at his home at South Main street, after a long illness. He was about 69 years old and was a civil war veteran. His widow and four sons survive. A prayer service will be held at the home on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock, and the remains taken to the church at Jobs Corners, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m.
|GARRISON, FOSTER (SRGP 04607)
Foster Garrison was born in Jackson township, Nov. 30, 1835. On a point of what is called Pumpkin Hill. At the age of 26 years he married Charlotte R. Pellet; but before a year had passed the excitement of war was so great that his heart could not withstand its yearnings, and loyal to his country he enlisted to its call for volunteers in September, 1862, in the 16th cavalry. He served there nearly three years; was engaged in several battles or skirmishes, and was a brave and true soldier. After his return home he embraced religion and united with the Baptist church of South Creek in 1868. In 1865 after his return from the service, he bought a farm in the township of Wells. Here with his wife he entered upon the duties of a farmer, tilling the soil and caring for his family which, consisted of his wife and two children, Ottie Carl and George E. There he lived a prosperous life until June 8, 1869 his wife died, and he was left to care for his children alone. This he could not do and in June 1870 he was again married to Melvina H. Queal of Wells. Three children were born to them, Herman D. Henry F., and Burke E.
|GARRISON, GEORGE E. [SRGP 04936]
George E. Garrison, aged 39 years, diedat his home on Bailey creek, Rutland township, on Wednesday, April 24, 1907, after a long illness. He leaves to mourn their loss a wife and two children—Louise, aged 10 years; Roland, aged 15; a stepmother, Mrs. Foster Garrison, of Mansfield; three brothers—Herman, of Austinville; Harry, of Rutland, and Burke, of Rochester, NY., and many other relatives and a host of friends, as he was a an of kindly disposition, who won to himself many friends. He loved his family, and the same was given in return to him. He was a kind, generous husband and father, a good, obliging neighbor, and a capable business man. Why stricken down and removed from his family while just in the prime of life, we cannot say, and we extend our sympathy to the family in their sad bereavement, and offer the hand of assistance. The funeral was held from the home on Friday at 1 p.m., and was largely attended. The Rev. Remer, of Roseville, officiated. There was singing by a mixed quartet from Roseville. Burial at Jobs Corners.
GARRISON, Henry L. (SRGP 02789)
A proud and Caring Father age 74 of Millerton, PA, diedon Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira. He was born in Lowman, NY, the son of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Friends) Garrison. He was the loving husband of Barbara Stone Garrison, whom he married October 26, 1957 and recently celebrated their 46th year of marriage. He was the very proud and caring father of his children, Jeffrey (Betty) Garrison of Millerton, Brian Garrison at home, Sheila Gee of Tioga, Joy (Mike) Bliler of Horseheads, NY. Henry was extremely proud of his grandchildren, Belinda Garrison (Jeffrey) Terrill, Christopher and Kimberly Gee, Ryan and Courtney Bliler and his two special “Greats” Brianna and Zachary Terrill. He is also survived by stepsisters, June Earle of Troy, PA, Vera (Harold) Crawford of Mansfield, PA, Loretta (Ed) Korzon of CT; stepbrother, William (Karen) Aumick of Williamsport, PA; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends; and not to be forgotten , former son-in-law Carmen Gee. Henry graduated with the last class of Millerton High School, a class of 8 members. He was a United States Army Veteran, having served on the Korean War. Henry retired in 1995 from Dalrymple Gravel and Contracting Company after 42 years of service. He was a lifetime and long standing member of the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department, joining in 1969. Family and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Saturday, November 15, 2003 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 pm with funeral and committal services there Saturday evening at 8 pm. The Reverend Douglas Hidge officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Jobs Corners Cemetery. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may make memorials to the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 249, Millerton, PA 16936.
JESSE E. GARRISON (SRGP 08289)
Jesse E. Garrison late of 708 East Market Street. The body reposes in the Davis funeral home where a private funeral service will be held Friday afternoon. The Rev. I. J. Shafer will officiate. Burial in the Jobs Corners Cemetery. (handwritten on article Aug. 4, 1933)
John A. GARRISON (SRGP 44024) , 63, died late Saturday afternoon at Danville, Pa. He is survived by one son, Levi, of Alpine and three brothers, Clyde, Wallace and Edward Garrison, all of Daggett, Pa. The funeral, which will be private, will be held at the home of Edward Garrison, Daggett, Pa. The Rev. Roy Hotchkiss will officiate. Burial in the Job Corners Cemetery. (handwritten on article May 23, 1931)
GARRISON, Levi Wallace
Levi Wallace Garrison, 88, of Daggett, Pa., Saturday, Mar. 8, 1947, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Howard Vail of 283 W. Eighth St., Elmira Heights. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Vail and Mrs. Leonard Basford, both of Elmira Heights; brothers, Clyde of Elmira Heights and Ed of Daggett; several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Hagerman Funeral Home, where funeral will be held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Reader William A. Domelle. Burial in Jobs Corners, Pa.
LEWIS W. GARRISON - The remains of Lewis W. Garrison arrived in Elmira yesterday afternoon from Texas. The funeral was held at the Wilson undertaking rooms this afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial was in the Jobs Corners cemetery.
GARRISON - Mrs. Louise Ripley, [SRGP 07584] aged 86 years, died Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., at the home of her son, Leon Ripley, near Millerton. she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Warter of Mansfield, and Mrs. Sarah Curtten of Wilkes Barre; son, Leon; and a brothers, Ansel Garrison of Jobs Corners. The funeral was held in the Jobs Corners church Saturday; burial in the Jobs Corners cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, July 20, 1932 [full name - Phebe Louisa Garrison]
GARRISON - Mrs. Louise Ripley, [SRGP 07584] aged 86 years, died Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., at the home of her son, Leon Ripley, near Millerton. she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Warters of Mansfield, and Mrs. Sarah Curtten [Cruttenden] of Wilkes Barre; son, Leon; and a brothers, Ansel Garrison of Jobs Corners. The funeral was held in the Jobs Corners church Saturday; burial in the Jobs Corners cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, July 20, 1932 [Full name Phebe Louise Garrison} Note: Myrtle and Sarah were step-daughters]
MISS MAHAL GARRISON
Miss Mahal Garrison, aged 18 years, of Daggett, died at the Arnot-Ogden hospital in Elmira May 5, of pneumonia. She is survived by her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Clyde Garrison; four sisters, Mrs. William Phillips, of Tower Hill, and Mrs. Lewis Carpenter, of Elmira; Mertie and Margaret at home; and three brothers, Ben and Narry, of Elmira, and Horce, at home. Interment was in Jobs Corners cemetery. (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA, May 20, 1925)
GARRISON - Maud E., Frank W., May Belle - Mr. and Mrs. J. J.
Garrison of this township, have the sympathy of all in their terrible affliction-
having in the space of one short week been called upon to part with three
children, their all, victims of that fearful scourge, diphtheria. The younger
girl died on Wednesday of last week, an older girl on Monday last, and
the last remaining child, a boy, on Wednesday morning. We learn that in
the family of Mr. A. Garrison, a near neighbor, four children are ill with
the same disease, though in less aggravated form. [died June 1878]
Garrison Frank 1872 1878
Garrison Maude 1875 1878
Garrison May Belle 1871 1878
WILLIAM H. GARRISON
William Henry Garrison, 84, Job Corners, died Monday at 10 a.m. Mr. Garrison was a veteran of the Civil War. There is only one other living member of his company, Louis Soper of Austinville, Pa. He is survived by one son, Ernest, and one daughter, Alta, both at home; one brother, A. E. Garrison and one sister, Mrs. Louisa Ripley, all of Job Corners, five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the family home. The Rev. Ora Crippen will officiate, assisted by the Rev. A. E. Garrett. Burial in Job Corners Cemetery. (handwritten on article Jan 30 1923)
MAHALA B. GARRISON (SRGP 44332)
Mahala B. Garrison died Tuesday morning, aged eighteen years. She is survived by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Garrison of Ovid; three brothers, Harry Crandall of this city, Benjamin and Horace of Ovid; four sisters, Mrs. Harry Phillips, Mrs. Flora Carpenter of this city, Mertie and Margaret at home and her grandmother, Mrs. Mahala B. Garrison of Daggett, Pa. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Daggett. Burial at Jobs Corners Cemetery. The Rev. Chauncey Ellison of Enfield will officiate.
RAYMOND H. GARRISON, (SRGP 02692) 94, Troy diedMay 3, 2003 at the Bradford County Manor. Born June 11, 1908, in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, he was a son of the late Harry F. and Addie Mudge Garrison. He grew up in Elk Run (Bungy). He worked on area farms and was formerly employed for F. P. Case and Sons constructing the J. C. Penney building in Troy. From 1944 until his retirement in 1970 he was employed by VanDyne Oil Company. Mr. Garrison was a member of the Canton Chapter of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Austinville Chapter of the Odd Fellows, and a past member of the Oscaluwa Fire Co. in Troy. He loved his family and enjoyed traveling to visit them. Surviving are his children, Henry and Barbara Garrison, Jobs Corners; June Earle, Troy; Richard Garrison, Troy; grandchildren, LuAnn and Larry Childs, Enterprise, AL; Cindy and Rodger Hall, Marianna, FL; Penny and Jerry Nehls, Jersey Shore, PA; Patsy Rusher, Strasburg, VA; Nikki and Scott Woodward, Granville Summit; Jeff and Betty Garrison, Millerton; Shelia Gee, Tioga; Brian Garrison, Jobs Corners; Joy and Mike Bliler, Horseheads, NY; Tina and Lyle Wisel, Troy; Richard Garrison, Jr., Ohio; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The funeral and committal services were held at the funeral home May 6 with the Reverend Garry Zuber officiating. Interment will be in Jobs Corners Cemetery at the convenience of the family. –Troy Gazette-Register.
GARRISON (SRGP 42535)
Rexford W. Age 78 of Horseheads, NY very unexpectedly Wednesday, October 17th, 2001 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Rexford was the beloved son of the late Shirley and Helen Miller Garrison, born March 11, 1923 in Elmira. Rexford married his love and dear friend Norma Miller June 5th, 1944. Together they shared 57 loving years of happiness and a loving son William who he referred to as his "Best Friend and buddy". Also surviving Rex is his two Brothers Adrian Garrison of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa and Don (Cam) Garrison of Vernon, FL and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Virginia McLean, Brother and Sister in laws: Dorothy Colson, Lewis and Doris Clark, Olive Felty, Mary and Lenny Wojnarek. Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service celebrating the life of Rexford W. Garrison Friday, October 19th, 2001 at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 4:00PM. The Reverend Howard Hunt will officiate. Interment will take place in the Jobs Corners Cemetery, Daggett, PA at the convenience of the family. Rex was a strong-minded man avid hunter who enjoyed gardening. He was a devoted member of the NRA and a dedicated dairy farmer for many years. Memorial donations may be directed to the American Heart Association, NYS Affiliate, Attn: Heart Gifts, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or to the charity of ones choice.
GARRISON (SRGP 24191) Richard E. Age 75 of Millerton, PA very unexpectedly Thursday, September 6th, 2001 at the St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira. Richard is the beloved son of the late Tracy B. and Bessie Omelion Garrison. He was born in Cumberland, MD on February 1st, 1926. Surviving Richard is his wife Betty, Son Jeffrey (Angela) Garrison of Delaware, Daughter Paula (Ed) Drake of Pine City, NY, former wife and mother of his children Ann Garrison of Elmira. Grandchildren Sara Garrison, Jay, Cortney, Michael Drake. Brother, Wendell (Arletta) Garrison of Millerton, PA; Nephew, Tim Garrison of Millerton, PA; 2 aunts and several cousins. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Sunday, September 9th, 2001 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held there at the conclusion of the calling hours at 8:00 PM. Graveside committal prayers will be shared at 10:00 AM Monday, September 10th, 2001 at Jobs Corners Cemetery, Daggett, PA with full Military Honors accorded. Richard was a devoted Former Chief and Volunteer of the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department of Dagget, PA, he was a World War II Veteran awarded the World War II Victory Medal. Member of the American Legion Post and VFW of Troy, PA. He was known best for his unforgettable stories, master carpentry work, dedication to Wenzel Construction, his love of hunting, fishing and camping and being the holder of the Big Elm's chicken Barbeque recipe. Those wishing may make memorials in Richard E. Garrison's name to the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department of Daggett, PA.
Mr. Shirley F. GARRISON (SRGP 42525), age 68, of Millerton RD 2, Saturday, April 9, 1966. Body at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call Monday 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Private funeral there Wednesday at 12 noon, the Rev. Orey Crippen, Jobs Corners Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Troy Community Hospital. Survived by sons, S. Adrian Garrison of Columbia Cross Roads, Donald F. and Rexford W. Garrison of Millerton RD 2; daughter Mrs. Virginia E. McLean of Pine city; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother Merle Garrison of Mansfield; sister, Mrs. Ceral Husted of Utica. He was born in Bradford County and was the son of the late Freeman and Ada French Garrison.
TRACY B. GARRISON (SRGP 17122)
Mr. Tracy B. Garrison, 87, of RD 2, Millerton died Tuesday, October 18, 1988.In 1963 he retired as a tool maker from the Bendix Corporation. He was a member of the Daggett Volunteer Fire Department. An avid sportsman, he was a lifelong member of the Big Elm Rod and Gun Club, a member and officer of the Consolidated Sportsmens Club of Tioga County, a delegate to the Pennsylvania Federation Sportsmens Club for many years and was inducted to the Sportsmens Hall of Fame Sept 16, 1977. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Bessie Omelion Garrison; sons and daughters-in-law, Wendell and Arletta Garrison and Richard and Betty Garrison all of Millerton; aunt Bessie Daggett of Daggett; grandchildren, Jeffrey Garrison of Dover, Del., Paula Drake of Elmira, N.Y., and Tim Garrison of Millerton; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, N.Y., Friday, October 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 4 p.m. the Rev. Allen Hulslander will officiate. Burial will be made in Jobs Corners Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Daggett Volunteer Fire Department.
GARRISON, Wendell O.(SRGP 24190)
Age 76 of Millerton, PA diedvery unexpectedly on Saturday, January 19, 2002 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Wendell was born the son of the late Tracy and Bessie Garrison on March 29, 1925 in Elklick, PA. Surviving Wendell are his wife of 48 years, Arletta Andrews Garrison; son, Tim Garrison of Millerton, PA and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, and his brother, Richard Garrison. Wendell attended the Millerton United Methodist Church. He was a pattern maker for Kennedy Valve of Elmira. For over 30 years Wendell was dedicated to this job. He was a dedicated father and husband and loved his family very much. He loved to fish and hunt, especially bow hunting. Wendell also enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He served his country proudly during World War II as Soldier and Military Police in the United States Army and became a decorated Veteran. While in the Army, he loves to pitch for the baseball team. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Monday, January 21, 2002 from 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral and committal services will be held there on Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at 11 am. The Rev. Carol Price will officiate with the Rev. Laurie Greenlaw assisting. Interment will be in Jobs Corners Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made in Wendell’s name to a charity of one’s choice.
WILLIAM HENRY GARRISON
William Henry Garrison, a well known resident of Jobs Corners, diedMonday morning, January 30, 1928, at the Arnot Ogden Hospital, where he had been a patient sufferer for eleven weeks. He was born in Jackson Township May 11, 1843, and has always lived in that section. January 3, 1869, he was united in marriage to Amelia Sturdevant, who diedMarch 5, 1924, and to this union two sons and one daughter were born: Miss Alta, at home; Ernest who helped him on the farm, and Chester Freeman, deceased. Five grandchildren, Cecil, Merle and Ceral (Mrs. B. W. Husted) of Mansfield; Shirley, of Elmira; and Yolande (Mrs. K. L. Cornwell) of Williamsport and nine great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Louise Ripley, and one brother A. E. Garrison, both of Jobs Corners, besides a number of other relatives.When he was only seventeen years of age he enlisted as a soldier and served his country faithfully and well during the war. He has held about all the offices of his township and has been commissioner of Tioga County. He has been called on many times to serve as supervisor, and by his well known business capacity and good management he succeeded in lifting a load of debt from the people of the district.He was owner of a fine farm with modern improvements and he enjoyed nothing better than being out with the others and doing his part, altho he had not been in the best of health for a number of years.He was a faithful attendant and worker in the First Jackson Church near his home.Being of a pleasant, cheerful and jovial disposition he had many friends and will be greatly missed by the church, the community and all who knew him.The funeral will be held Thursday, February 2, at his late home; interment in the family plot at Jobs Corners.
GRINNELL - BENJAMIN Darlene Marie Loving wife and mother Age 60, of Millerton, PA, diedvery unexpectedly on Sunday, July 24, 2005, at her home. She was the daughter of Georgia and the late Lester H. Grinnell, born July 17, 1945 in Elmira, NY. Darlene is survived by her husband of 36 years, Gary Benjamin; daughters, Lesley (Michael) Heintzelman; Jeannine (Dennis) Reese; son, Matthew Benjamin, all of Millerton; grandchildren, Kayla, Paige, and Logan Heintzelman, Zachary, Carlie, and Cameron Reese, and Megan Benjamin; mother, Georgia E. Wilson of Millerton; sister, Georgina (Joseph) Garfield of Palm Bay, FL; brothers, Michael (Rosemary) Grinnell of Millerton, and Todd (Donna) Grinnell of Fredericksburg, VA; sister, Susan (Thomas) Reed of Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews. Her father, Lester H. Grinnell, predeceased her. Darlene loved traveling, fishing, and looking after her wonderful grandchildren. She was a very loving wife and mother, who would always go without so she could help someone else. Darlene was also proud to be a US Marine Corps veteran. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, July 27, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA, with the Marine Corps League according full military honors at the grave. Memorial donations in Darlene's name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, or Make A Wish Foundation. Envelopes provided at the funeral home.
GRINNELL - Schofield, Mrs. Ella L. Age 76 of Park Hill Manor, Wellsboro, Sunday, January 23, 1972, at the Sailor Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Friends may call at the Kuhl and Spink Funeral Home, 126 Main St., Wellsboro, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 1 p.m. Rev. Roland L. Osgood of Syracuse N.Y. will officiate. Burial will be in the Jobs Corner Cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Schofield are three daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Agnes) Noyes of Addison, N.Y., Mrs. Stanley ( Alice) Sternmer of Tioga , Pa., Mrs. Harry ( Margaret) Butcher of Granville, Summit, Pa., sons, H. Grinnell Schofield, of Utica, N.Y., Harold L. Schofield. Sr., of Oneida, N.Y.; 24 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Margaret Osgood, Mrs. Jessie (Louise) Bryant, both of Wellsboro, Mrs. Nellie Palmer of Mosherville, Pa.; brothers, Lee Grinnell of Wellsboro, Shirley Grinnell of Jobs Corners, Edgar Grinnell of Chemung, N.Y., Harold Grinnell of Waverly, N.Y. Mrs. Schofield was a member of Millerton Methodist Church. She was the widow of the late Clifford H. Schofield.
GRINNELL, Henry Griffin
Henry Griffin Grinnell, 89, of Millerton, Pa., Saturday, Dec. 14, …… Survived by daughters, Mrs. Margaret Osgood of Wellsboro, Mrs. Nellie Palmer of Mosherville, Mrs. Clifford Schofield of Millerton and Mrs. Jesse Bryant of Wellsboro RD 2; sons, Lee of Wellsboro RD 3, Shirley of Jobs Corners, Edgar and Harold of Waverly; brother, Lorenzo of Jobs Corners; sister, Mrs. William Knapp of Pine City; 34 grandchildren. Body at Bastian & Kuhl Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Calling hours; today 3 to 5 and 7 to 9; Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Funeral Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Jobs Corners Cemetery.
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LEE G. GRINNELL
Lee G. Grinnell, age 75, of RD 3, Wellsboro, died Thursday, December 23, 1976, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the Tussey Funeral Home on Sunday with the Rev. Roland L. Osgood officiating. Burial was in Jobs Corners. He is survived by his wife Marie Doty Grinnell, of RD 3, Wellsboro; five sons Lester Grinnell of Millerton, Charles Grinnell of Wellsboro, Mervin Grinnell, of Liberty, Robert Grinnell, of Rome, NY, Donald Grinnell of Wellsboro; six daughters Mrs. Carl (Jeanne) Perry of Middlebury Center, Mrs. Jack (Phyllis) Howe of Tioga, Mrs. Donald (Malene) Chilson of Carlisle, Mrs. Joseph (Patricia) Dinan of Mainesburg, Mrs. Herman (Carole) Potts of Williamsport, Mrs. Carter (Nancy) Clapsaddle of Hanoverton, Ohio; two brothers Harold of Waverly, NY, and Shirley of Jobs Corners; three sisters Mrs. Margaret Osgood of Wellsboro, Mrs. Jeffe (Louise) Bryant of Wellsboro, Mrs. Mellie Palmer of Mosherville; 43 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren. Mr. Grinnell was born August 5, 1901 in Bradford Co., Pa., the son of Henry and Carrie Shieve Grinnell. He was a retired laborer. (Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1976)
GRINNELL - LESTER H. GRINNELL, age 68, of Millerton RD 2, Daggett, PA died on Monday, April 1, 1991 at home, He is survived by his wife, Georgia Wilson Grinnell; children, Darlene & Gary Benjamin of Millerton, PA, Georgina & Joseph Garfield of Melbourne, FL, Michael & Rosemary Grinnell of Millerton, PA, Todd & Donna Grinnell of Centerville, VA, and Susan and Marc Hufschmied of Seymour, CT; 10 grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Marie Doty Grinnell of Wellsboro, PA; brothers and sister, Charles Grinnell of Wellsboro, PA, Jean Perry of Middlebury, PA, Mervin Grinnell of Liberty, PA, Donald Grinnell of Rome, NY, Malene Chilson of Carlisle, PA, Patricia Dinan of Mainesburg, PA, Carol Potts of Hughsville, PA and Nancy Clapsadle of Hanoverton, OH; several nieces and nephews. Les was predeceased by his father, Leigh. He was a member of the Horseheads Elks Lodge #2297, VFW Post #6755 of Liberty, PA, Fur, Fin & Feather, Ducks Unlimited and the Ruffled Grouse Society. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, US Marine Corps Veteran of WW II and was wounded in action on November 13, 1943 at Bouganinville in the British Solomon Islands, having been wounded at Guadal Canal. He was a general contractor and carpenter who worked out of Chapel Lumber of Elmira. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave., Elmira on Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm, with Funeral and Committal Services there on Thursday at 11 am. The Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. Interment, Jobs Corners Cemetery. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Formerly of Jobs Corners, PA, diedat his Elmira home following an illness on Easter Sunday Morning, April 12, 2009 following a long, full and productive life at the age of 102. Born on April 23, 1906 in Moserville, PA, Shirley was the son of the late, Henry & Carrie Sheive Grinnell. He married Doris Hamilton on May 10, 1940 in Jobs Corners, PA. A hardworking man, Shirley was proudly employed by American LaFrance in Elmira for over 30 years as a Chief Inspector. An outdoorsmen, he enjoyed hunting, and gardening. Mr. Grinnell was very active in his community and served on the Jackson Township School Board, was a charter member of the Big Elm Fire Department and devoted much of his time to the Jobs Corners Cemetery. In serving the Lord he was very active in the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church for many years and previously worshiped at the Daggett United Methodist Church. Surviving is his loving family, wife and companion, Doris Hamilton Grinnell, Elmira; their children, Mary Stormer, Tillson, NY; and Dennis (Rita) Grinnell, Wellsburg; four grandchildren, Gary (Melissa) Grinnell; Amy (Daniel) Aken; Bemjamin and David Stormer; five great grandchildren, Gavin, Olivia, Ella, Parker and Emma; several nieces, nephews and family friends. Shirley was the last living sibling of eleven. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church, 1238 Pennsylvania Ave. Pine City, NY 14871 for a memorial service at 3 p.m. Because of his devotion to both, the family requests memorials be directed to the church or to Jobs Corners Cemetery Assoc. c/o Arthur DeGeus, 7044 Rt. 549, Millerton, PA 16936 in his memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/14/2009