Mildred Jasper Garrison, 92, of Lexington, KY departed this earth on November 8, 2020 of complications from a stroke. Mildred (Millie) was born January 8, 1928 in Jessamine County (Hickman Creek) to Maggie Sageser and Clay Jasper. Also preceding her was her only son Gary Paul Garrison (the love of her life), Paul Jasper (US Army), Woodrow Jasper (Nicholasville), Stanley (Josh) Jasper (Wilmore), Ada Scanlon (Liberty), Nellie Ransdell (Indianapolis IN), Joyce Karyl Jasper (Nicholasville), Billy Jasper (Nicholasville), Donny Jasper (Nicholasville), and Wayne Anderson (Lexington). Survivors include Deborah Garrison I(Winchester), Sarah Morgan (granddaughter)(Winchester), her sister, Mary Louise Anderson (Toodle) (Danville), nieces Janet (Wayne) Watts (Nicholasville), Luanne (Steve) Russell (Liberty), Sheryl (Derek) Miller (Indianapolis), Gerri (Mark) Pearman (Florida), nephews Dan (Annie) Ransdell (Indianapolis), Cliff (Deb) Anderson (Danville), Johnny (Viena) Anderson (Lancaster), Ronny Jasper (Nicholasville), Freddy Anderson (Danville) and several grand nieces and nephews all of whom were blessed by their Aunt Mildred.
Special loving care from Daughter-in-law Deborah Garrison and her only granddaughter Sarah Morgan (the second love of her life).
Mildred graduated from Wilmore High School thereafter marrying Alton Carlisle Garrison and moving to Felicity, Ohio where they had their first and only son, Gary Paul. She was a long time employee of the U. S. Government Food and Drug Administration, Cincinnati, Ohio, retiring from there in the late 1980’s after thirty years of service and moving to Lexington to be closer to her family and especially her brother Josh Jasper whom she provided great care. After retirement, she was active with the Lexington Athletic Club and the Highbridge Volunteer Fire Department, loved to travel to visit her friends and family, and provided great care to other family members all along the way.
Special thanks to Comfort Keepers of Lexington, Baptist Health Hospital staff, Sayre Christian Village, and Bluegrass Hospice Care, all of whom provided a great deal of support to her and her family during the last six weeks of her life. The family recommends donations be made in lieu of flowers to any of the aforementioned organizations.
Graveside service is scheduled for November 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. This obituary was lovingly submitted by Millie’s family.
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