July 19, 1938 - August 14, 2020
Service Date: August 16, 2020
July 19, 1938 – August 14, 2020
Garland Lemmons 82 passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020. Born in Wilson County on July 19, 1938 to the late Garland Earl and Mamie Lamm Lemmons.
Garland is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jean Brame Lemmons; his sons, Mike Lemmons and wife, Jackie of Kernersville, Jeff Lemmons and wife, Lynn of Raleigh, Lee Lemmons and wife, Danee’ of Kenly and daughter, Amy Browder and husband, Michael of Kenly. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jessica (Brent), Michelle (Drew), Travis (Melissa), Matt (Mary), Kirsten (Corey), Steven (Sarah), Garrett and Emma Grace; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Ellie and Addilyn; siblings, Barbara Davis and husband, Bobby of Sims, Florence Webb of Wilson, Cecil Lemmons and wife, Ann of Wilson; brother-in-law, David Brame and wife, Vickie and sister-in-law, Sara Skinner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Garland and Mamie Lamm Lemmons; sister-in-law, Julia Sharp and his brothers-in-law, James Skinner and Franklin Webb.
Garland was a longtime member of Marsh Swamp where he was a deacon, Sunday school teacher, treasurer, and choir member.
A funeral service was held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Marsh Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church for family only but it was live streamed via Marshswamp.org or on Marsh Swamp facebook page. Inurnment followed in the church cemetery. The Rev. Ray Wells will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church building fund. Mail to Linda Miller at 6504 Rock Ridge School Road Wilson, NC 27893.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.