The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5311 Whitewater Road, Ideal, Georgia. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dozier Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Robert Lee Garry, Sr. was born June 19, 1931 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Joseph Garry and Mary Elizabeth McKellar Garry. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Annie Mae Trice, Ocie Lee Harris and Lillie Bell Walker. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County. After completion of high school, Robert married his high school sweetheart, the late Pearlene Harris Garry. Their union welcomed five children. One son, Christopher, preceded him in death. In 1952, the family moved to Hartford, Connecticut where he was employed with Taylor and Fenn where he worked as a foundry worker. Around 1963 Garry moved to Syracuse, New York where he was employed with Crouse-Hind where he continue as a foundry worker. Around 1990 he retired after many years of dedicated service.
He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved children; Robert Lee Garry, Jr. (Paula), Decatur, Georgia, Maxine Garry-Jones (Tory), Stone Mountain, Georgia, Susan Garry, Conyers, Georgia, Jeannine Blackwell (Truitt), Conyers, Georgia; four grandchildren, Shanqunette Young-White, Rahway, New Jersey, Kelly Garry, Decatur, Georgia, Angelique Manson, Conyers, Georgia and Christopher Blackwell, Conyers, Georgia; three great grandchildren, Dominque White, Shakayla White, and Paris Manson; three siblings, Arridean Walker, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Mamie McKellar, Ft. Valley, Georgia and James L. Gary (Annie Mae), Bloomfield, Connecticut; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- S.CLEMONS(Friday, December 28 12 04:49 pm EST)
I AM SORRY FOR THE PAIN THAT YOU BEAR AND THE LOSS THAT YOU ARE FEELING TODAY AND WILL CONTINUE TO FEEL FOR SOME TIME.
MAY YOU FIND COURAGE TO FACE TOMORROW THE LOVE THAT SURROUNDS YOU TODAY.MAY THE LOVE OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY BE A SOURCE OF COMFORT TO YOU AT THIS TIME.
*REMEMBER THERE ARE MANY WHO CARE ABOUT YOU.(JEHOVAH GOD CARES AND SO DO I.)MAY THE GOD OF TENDER MERCIES BE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF GRIEF.[2 CORINTHIANS 1:4]
- Susan Garry(Thursday, December 20 12 02:59 pm EST)
I am really gonna miss my Dad but I am so blessed to have had him in my life for the past 55 years. RIP CADILLAC BOB All my Love Susan
- Tom Mack Gary(Thursday, December 20 12 10:07 am EST)
He gave so much and asked for so little. He was a great man. God saw fit to call him home. Rest in Peace uncle Gary. From Tom Mack Gary and family
- Edith Logan(Wednesday, December 19 12 09:56 pm EST)
May you Rest In Peace Uncle Gary with love forever from Nell, Eric, & James you will dearly be missed
- minnie carolyn-Gary-James(Wednesday, December 19 12 04:13 pm EST)
Rest in peace Uncle G. We all love you, but god loved you best