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“So very sorry to read of the families loss. Having known Homer, Donnie, Jimmie, Bertha and Betty for so many years and having so many good memories...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Vincent Cole - Gilman, IL

“Mary and I grew up together, we ran around together for a few years. and we had some good times. I will miss her very much, and I'm sorry to hear...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Davis - Hoopeston, IL

“A long time ago I say her and asked my mom if she was Loretta Lynn? Mom said no that's your cousin Mary. She was a nice lady and will be missed...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: James Davis - Hoopeston, IL

“we had many great times together and worked together at Molly Culberts. She was a blast to be around always smiling and always asking ( Do you hear...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: marsha griffon - casa grande, AZ

“So very sorry to hear of your loss! Prayers and thoughts for family friends ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: derek & DonnaMarie David - MI

“Thinking about you all and all those memories from growing up around your mom. I can hear that whistle still in my mind! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Missy Egolf

“Very sorry for your loss Mary was a wonderful friend to our entire family and will be greatly missed! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jeanie Dobkins - Hoopeston , IL

“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT MARY.WE HAD A LOT OF FUN MEMORIES.MY PRAYERS GO OUT HER FAMILY.I GREW UP WITH MARY IN ROSSVILLE. SHE WAS A GREAT PERSON. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: VICKIE ALLISON - RANKIN, IL

“Thank you for all the wonderful memories of when I was growing up and how special you always made me feel taking me places in your car and riding...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Deb Garrison-Downey - Fishers, IN


Mary Coretta Garrison – Bolin, 62, of Hoopeston, passed away at 11:55 A.M. Monday June 10, 2013 at her home in Hoopeston. She was born March 14, 1951, the daughter of John Homer and Mary Jane (Calvert) Garrison.
She is survived by daughters, Jamie (Mike) Petkus of Danville, IL and Amie (Kevin) Lacey of Westville, IL; one son, Ephriam (Melissa) Bolin of Danville, IL; one sister Bertha Obenland of Potomac, IL; 5 brothers, Homer (Janette) Garrison of Danville, IL, Donald Garrison of Rossville, IL, James (Janis) Garrison of Bismarck, IL, Ronald (Donna) Garrison of Veedersburg, IN and John (Christy) Garrison of Hoopeston, IL; seven grandchildren, Shayla, Maycee, Ji'Cee, Landen, Kaleb, Elijah and Easton; one great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Mary is also survived by her longtime friend Wayne Kaufman of Rankin, IL and his daughter, Sherry Kaufman of Penfield, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Betty Wells, two brothers, Tom and Red Garrison and one great-nephew Aerian Wells.
Mary was a cook at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, IL. She later worked at the Coffee Cup in Hoopeston and cleaned many houses. She loved cleaning, doing yard work and working for Molly Culbert. Mary also enjoyed doing ceramics and socializing with her friends and family.