We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

James "Jim" Garris, Sr.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 26, 2008 for 82 year old James "Jim" Garris, Sr. of Chester, IL who passed away Thursday, January 24, 2008 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.

He was born January 12, 1926 in Chester, IL, the son of E.A. and Nellie (Cuberly) Garris. He married Dorothy Holliday on September 17, 1978 in Chester, IL and she preceded him in death on December 17, 1985.

Survivors include one son, James Garris, Jr. of Pasadena, TX. One daughter, Kathy Valentine of Tamaroa, IL. One sister, Edna Poenitske of Columbia, IL and one sister in law, Dorothy Garris of Chester, IL. Five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

Friends are calling after 9am Saturday, January 26, 2008 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral service for James "Jim" Garris, Sr. will be Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11am from the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL with Rev. Mark Willig officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery with military graveside service under the direction of VFW Post #3553 of Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL or to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbia, IL.