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In Memory Of Our Poets

Mr. Tommy Garrigon (Biology, Physiology, And Psychology 1970 -1996)

Tommy Garrigan

Tommy Daniel Garrigan went to be with the Lord April 6, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father J.T. Garrigan and his sister Jaye Ellen Garrigan. He is survived by his mother, Nora Garrigan; his loving wife of 45 years, Brinda Garrigan and his son, T.J. Garrigan and wife Amy. He is also survived by several other family members; sister-in-law, Stella (Jimmy) Keeton; brothers-in-law, Sam (Shelia) Cain and Harold (Dianne) Cain and seven nephews and nieces; Kerry (Connie) Keeton, Connie (Jeff) Todd, Steve (Cheryl) Brakefield, Jim (Staci) Brakefield, Stacey Cain, David (Megann) Cain, and Chris (April) Henson. He is also survived by 13 great nephews and nieces, several aunts, uncles, and cousins and a special family friend Pam Miles who all loved him dearly.

Tommy was born October 25th, 1946 and grew up in Cordova and Jasper Alabama. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Science Education and received a Master's degree from Troy University in Biology. He worked at Lanier High School for over 25 years as a teacher and retired in 1996. He enjoyed family genealogy, sports and taking photos.

Services will be held at Leak Memory Chapel with visitation at 10:00 am and funeral to follow at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church, the Living Today Sunday School Class at Frazer, or the Cross off of I-22 at Hunters Chapel in Walker County.


Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on April 9, 2013