PHYLLIS C. GARRISON June 18, 1926 - March 31, 2013

Newburgh, NY; Cooper, ME  - Phyllis (Clarke) Garrison, beloved mother and friend, went Home to be with her Lord on Resurrection Sunday, March 31, 2013, at her home in the Town of Newburgh, NY, at the age of 86 surrounded by

her family. The daughter of the late Lindsay and Mildred Frost Clarke, Phyllis was born June 18, 1926 in Cooper, ME, and was a 1944 graduate of Calais Academy.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Howard E. Garrison, with whom she founded two businesses, including Garrison Decorator Services. She was also predeceased by her sisters: Melva Keen and Irene Adams. Survivors include her daughters: Joan G. Emery (wife of Dr. E. Paul Emery) of Calais, ME, and Victoria J. Garrison, of the Town of Newburgh; her grandchildren: Nathan A. Emery (husband of Natsuyo Emery) of Nonoichimachi Shi, Japan, Vance P. Emery of Calais, ME, and Joanna V. Emery of Yorktown, VA; and great-grandchildren,:Mia Emery, Christian Emery, and Grace Emery. 

Visitation and funeral service with family and friends took place Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Leptondale Bible Church, Newburgh, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Leptondale Bible Church, Missons Program, 1771 Rt. 300, Newburgh, NY or to the Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214- 0880.