Fred W. Garrison, age 86 of West End died Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A native of Moore County, he was the last of 12 surviving children born to the late Albert Hamilton Garrison and Mittie Hayworth Garrison. Fred retired from Jesse Jones Sausage Company where he was a sales manager and supervisor.

He was a lifetime member of Culdee Presbyterian Church and he and his wife the late Ezelle Byrd Garrison were auxiliary members of Eastwood Fire Department. Fred enjoyed a longtime tradition of playing golf with his friends and sharing homemade coconut cake while on golf outings made by Ezelle.

In addition to his parents and wife Ezelle he was preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters; two grandchildren Logan Garrison and Joshua Sessoms.

He is survived by his children Debi Faircloth of West End, Robert Garrison and wife Kathy of Greensboro, Linda Sessoms of Fayetteville; grandchildren Matthew Sessoms, Rebekah Maples, Kolby Garrison and Kyleigh Garrison; great grandchildren Adyson Maples, Madelyn Maples and Lillian Sessoms.

A viewing will be held on Sunday from 12:00 – 1:00 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home followed by a 2:00 PM graveside service at Culdee Presbyterian Church Cemetery. After the service the family will receive friends across the street at Eastwood Fire Department.

Memorials may be made to Culdee Presbyterian Church, youth fund, 916 Highway 73, West End, NC 27376, or to Eastwood Fire Department, 980 Highway 73, West End, NC 27376.

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Visitation: May 16, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Graveside Service: May 16, 2021 2:00 pm

Culdee Presbyterian Church
916 NC Hwy 73
West End, NC 27376


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  1. I met Fred and Ezekiel through Moore County Farm Bureau, they were always friendly and enjoyable to see them!

  2. We know Fred is now with his loved ones above and pray that you all know how much you are loved during this most difficult time. God is with you always.

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