Roy Elliot GarlandOctober 18, 1930 ~ March 2, 2017 (age 86)
Roy Elliot Garland, 86, of Dawson passed away at home on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Dawson on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Pastor Chance Belk will officiate. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.
Roy was born in Cuthbert on October 18, 1930. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Patrick Garland and Mattie Lee Nichols Garland. Survivors include his wife, Ann Garland; sons, Greg Garland (Mallory) and David Garland (Aliesa); sister, Violet Hewett; brother, James W. Garland; grandchildren, Ashlee Pope (Ryan), Reid Garland (Greta), Seth Garland, Katie Jordan (Chris), Wesley Garland (Kelly) and Emily Garland; and great-grandchildren, Riles Pope, Britt Pope, Reese Garland and Maggie Garland.
Memorials may be made to Phoebe Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA 31707 or to the First Baptist Church of Dawson, 309 Church Street, Dawson, GA 39842.