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Rita Gail (Martin) Garrison

Bella Vista, AR, 1952 - 2020

Rita Gail (Martin) Garrison, 67 of Bella Vista, Arkansas, died January 8 after an extended illness. Rita was born July 5, 1952 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Rita is survived by her husband, Max Garrison; a daughter, Melissa Garrison of Bella Vista, Arkansas; a son and daughter-in-law, Aaron Garrison and Libby Garrison of Kansas City, Mo.; three brothers, Rick Martin and Mike Beezley of Bella Vista, and Kenneth Beezley of Little Rock.
Rita was a graduate of Henderson University in Arkadelphia and had been an office manager for many years. Rita was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was always happy and funny.
An inurnment service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday January 13 at Fayetteville National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at Hiwasse First Baptist Church, 13512 W Highway 72, Gravette, Ark., Friday, January 17 at 11 a.m.
Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be expressed at

Published January 12, 2020

Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory
2258 Forest Hills Blvd, Bella Vista, AR
Phone: 479-855-1611