2008-09-24 / Obituaries

Dale W. Garland

Needmore, 67

Dale W. Garland Sr., 67, Needmore, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Fulton County Medical Center.

He was born in Needmore, May 3, 1941, the son of the late Jack T. and Georgianna J. (DeShong) Garland. He was the husband of Norma Jean (Mellott) Garland, whom he married in 1964.

He drove bus for Southern Fulton School District for 38 years, worked for Belfast Township for 30 years where he was a current supervisor and also farmed and timbered all his life.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Dale W. Garland Jr., Needmore.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen D. Cowell.

Funeral services were held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 20. Rev. Roger Truax officiated. Burial was made in Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, was in charge of arrangements.

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