Kathleen Robinson Garland, 79, of Bakersville passed away Friday August 21, 2009 in the Yancey House in Burnsville. A native of Yancey County she was a daughter of the late Stokes and Lizzie Robinson and attended Faith Fellowship Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Claude Garland, and three brothers; Albert Robinson, Claude Robinson and Russell Robinson.
Survivors include three sons; Richard Garland and wife Judy of Catawba, NC, Robert Garland of Spruce Pine and Randall Garland and wife Kim of Burnsville, four sisters; Jennie Buchanan and husband Ben of Bakersville, Maudetta Williams of Johnson City, TN, Estelle Briggs of Bakersville, and Darlene Lanning of Marion, two brothers; Clifford Robinson and Dennis Robinson both of Newton, NC and two sisters in law; Lillian Robinson of Newton, NC and Fay Robinson of Bakersville. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Garland will be conducted at 4:00 pm Sunday August 23, 2009 in the Faith Fellowship Church with the Revs. David Gillespie and Wes Sharpe officiating. Interment will follow in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
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