P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Betty Ruth Durey Garrison
October 1, 1937 - July 24, 2023

Betty Ruth Durey Garrison

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Betty Ruth Durey Garrison, age 85, of Monticello, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2023, at Belle View Estates in Monticello. She was born October 1, 1937, in Rohwer, Arkansas, to the late Fletcher and Hazel (Dunemn) Durey.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by Ralph Garrison, her husband of 51 years; her brothers, Travis Durey and wife Sue, Lonzo Durey and wife Addie, Morris Durey and James Durey; as well as her sister-in-law, Liz Durey.
Betty worked as a cosmetologist for most of her adult life in Dermott, Arkansas. She was active member of Dermott Baptist Church, Dermott, and Second Baptist Church, Monticello. Her spiritual gift was service and she always followed God's will in serving her church any way she could.
She is survived by her daughter, Dawn and Tony Campagna of Monticello and son, Daniel and Jessica Garrison of Monument, Colorado; four grandchildren, David Garrison, Katelyn Campagna, Elaine Garrison, and Casey Garrison; sisters-in-law, Yurie Durey and Marleta Garrison; and Diane Vance, her best friend-sister-cousin; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
There will be a graveside service for immediate family only.
Visitation will be held at Second Baptist Church in Monticello on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Second Baptist Church, Monticello, Building Fund. (1032 Old Warren Road, Monticello, AR 71655).

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Saturday, July 29, 2023
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Second Baptist Church
1032 Old Warren Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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Celebration of Life Service
Saturday, July 29, 2023
at 1:00 p.m.
Second Baptist Church
1032 Old Warren Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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Rash Cemetery
Highway 35 East
Monticello, AR  71655
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Second Baptist Church
1032 Old Warren Rd.
Monticello, AR  71655


  1. Meredith Owens
    Dawn, so sorry for you loss. Prayers for you and your family.
  2. Shelia Ratledge
    Dawn ,Daniel and Family I am so sorry for your loss . I will always remember Mrs.Betty from my childhood days when yall lived in Collins. She was a very special lady,loved her .she will be missed.
  3. Rod Christmas
    Dear Dawn and Daniel,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayer.

    Rod Christmas
  4. Gail Kizer
    Sending my prayers and thoughts to Betty's family. She was such a sweet person. She used to cut my Mother's hair when her shop was at Dermott. Mother didn't think any one else could cut her hair. I'm glad I got to know Betty.
  5. Melanie Rawls
    Prayers for this family. I met Ms Betty years ago at a weight loss program always so sweet
  6. Sue Arnn
    To all of Betty's family,

    May the Lord bless each of you as He blessed Betty through the years. She was a true servant of the Lord in every way. May her legacy continue through your lives.
  7. Judy Hubbell
    Dawn, I am so sorry about your mother. I will call you soon and maybe we can go to lunch. Prayers for you and your family.
  8. Dianne Herring
    Dawn Daniel and families.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at the loss of your mom. She will be missed.
    Love Dianne and Carolyn Herring ,
    and Joyce Knight
  9. Beverly Cokley
    Garrison Family,

    My friend Rhonda Hobbs and I used to see Betty almost every day when they all lived on Alma Street in Dermott. She was always so sweet and kind. Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. She was a good person, and I know she is now where she needed to be.

    Deepest sympathy,

    Beverly Cokley

  10. Kay Worbington
    Dawn, you and your family have my sympathy and prayers at your great loss. I pray for God to comfort you all at t his sad time.

  11. Pat Daniels FamilyDonna Cingolani and Sissy Smedlund
    We are sending our condolences and prayers to your families at this most difficult time Ms Betty will always be remembered “for always cutting” our mom’s hair like she wanted it all those years from the time Ms Betty graduated beauty school until she retired.
  12. Chyrl Slocum
    Betty Ruth was always super nice. I don't know anyone who did not love her. She was gentle, but oh so strong.
  13. Pat Daniels families-Donna Cingolani, Sissy smedlund, jim Daniels
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family on this sad occasion.
  14. Pat Daniels Families-Donna Cingolani and Sissy Smedlund
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family on this very sad occasion
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