SULLIVAN – Karen Jean Garmon, 71, of Marshall, and formerly of Lovington, passed away peacefully June 7, 2018, at Burnsides Community Health Center, Marshall. She was a retired dietician and had worked at Shelby Memorial Hospital and Shelbyville Manor.
No services are planned at this time. Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Garmon was born Jan. 10, 1947, at Salem, the daughter of William and Gladys Hicks Butler. She married James E. Garmon Nov. 26, 1969, at Robinson, and he survives at Marshall.
She is also survived by stepsons, Jimmie Garmon of Shelbyville and Jackie (Susan) Garmon of Cowden; stepdaughters, Barbara (David) Woods of Shelbyville and Deanna (Dennis) Coultas of Tower Hill; her mother, Gladys Butler of Paris; brothers, Wayne (Vickie) Butler of Georgetown, Ronnie (Rosie) Butler of Paris; sisters, Frances Bristow of West Terre Haute, Ind., Patricia Jenkins of Saquache, Colo., Anita (David) Butler of Paris; half-brother, Arthur Friend; nine step-grandchildren; 11 step great-grandchildren; and 15 special nieces and nephews that were very dear to her.
She was preceded in death by her father; sister, Edna Eslinger; and half-sister, Helen Garmon.
The family thanks the staff at Burnsides Community Health Center and Lincolnland Hospice for their compassionate care.
Online condolences at www.reedfuneralhome.net