Age: 92 Address: Johnson City, TN Date of Death: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Grover Ray Garland, age 92 of Johnson City, TN, passed away January 10, 2017. He was a native of Mitchell County, NC, and son of the late Jesse and Naomi Masters Garland. He was a member of North Johnson City Baptist Church and was retired as owner of Garland Lumber Company and was also a former employee of Mason Dixon Freight Company in Kingsport, TN.
Survivors include: two sons, Rondall Karl Garland, of Broomfield, CO, and Terry Ray Garland and wife Joanne, of Richmond, VA; one granddaughter, Leigh and husband Jeffrey Reid; step-granddaughter Elizabeth Gerber; two sisters, Irene Haynes, of Gastonia, NC, and Madge Milovitz, of Black Mountain, NC; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Graham Reid of Washington, DC; and many loving nieces and nephews including Millard and Judy Garland, and Danny and Luanne Hoilmanof Johnson City, TN.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Garland; four sisters, Ella Hall, Gladys Stewart, Hattie Tipton, and Doris Hoilman; and a brother, Arnold Garland.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Morris-Baker Funeral Home in Johnson City, TN, with Rev. David Guinn officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A reception will follow the service at the Morris-Baker Funeral Home. Interment will be held at 4:00PM at Roselawn Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: The Mitchell County Historical Society, PO Box 651 Bakersville, NC 28705, or to a charity of one's choice.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Garland Family.