Family Login:

Share This Obituary


PEKIN ~ Debra Lynn Garrison, 61, of Pekin, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care in Pekin.


Born November 29, 1957 in Pekin to John and Bonnie (Peak) Henderson, Sr., she married Dale Garrison in Lincoln.


Surviving are her husband, Dale of Mason City; her father, John of Pekin; her children, Tamie Martin and Amy (Brian) Lawson, both of Pekin and Ryan (Amy Burger) Henderson, of San Jose; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and siblings, John (Donna) Henderson, Jr. and Mary (Roger) Landrith, both of Pekin.


She was preceded in death by her mother, Bonnie on December 13, 2018 and one son, Timothy Buchanan.


Debra had worked various jobs in the area and enjoyed traveling over-the- road with her son.


A free spirit, Debra loved listening to music and attending concerts. She found great joy spending quality time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren.


Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services.


Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Midwest Affiliate, 530 North East Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61637.


To express condolences online, visit