Obituary for Paula Belle Garrison

Paula Belle Garrison, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Seven Lakes Assisted Living. 

Paula was born in Moore County on February 17, 1951 and was a daughter to the late Paul and Opal Currie Garrison. 

She was a graduate from Western Carolina University and taught school in Hendersonville. She later earned her Master’s degree from UNC- Pembroke and then went on to teach at Vass-Lakeview Elementary School. Paula was a longtime member of Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings:Nancy Garrison Chavez, Marshall Garrison and Carl Garrison. 

She is survived by her brother: Wesley Garrison; nephew Paul Chavez; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be held on Saturday June 3, 2023 at 10 am Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Culdee Presbyterian Church. 

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Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Garrison family.

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