TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #93
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 11 - 12 ; January, 1943 - June, 1961
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. XI
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF INEZ M. GARRISON
I, Inez M. Garrison, of Sumner County, State of Tennessee, being of sound mind and disposing memory, aware of the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
I direct that all my just debts, including funeral expenses and the expenses of administration, be paid by my executrix hereinafter named, out of the first funds coming into her hands.
I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter, Wilda Jane Garrison Blackmore, all the property of which I may die siezed and possessed, real, personal and mixed, and wheresoever situated, to be hers absolutely to have and to hold forever.
I hereby nominate and appoint Wilda Jane Blackmore the sole executrix of this my last will and testament and she shall not be required to make bond as such.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Gallatin, Tennessee, this the 12th day of November, 1948.
Inez M. Garrison
Signed, published and declared by the said Inez M. Garrison, the testatrix, as and for her last will and testament, in the presence of the undersigned, who, at her request and in her sight and presence and in the sight and presence of each other, all three being together at the same time, have subscribed our names hereto as attesting witnesses, this the 12th day of November, 1948.
Melba J. Langford
PROBATE OF LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF INEZ M. GARRISON
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on this 31st day of May, 1955 before the Honorable S. W. Dismukes, Chairman, of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee, Wilda Jane Garrison Blackmore produced in open Court a typewritten paper purporting to be the last will and testament of Inez M. Garrison, lately deceased, bearing date November 12th, 1948, having the name of Inez M. Garrison signed thereto and being subscribed by Melba J. Langford and Elizabeth Doubleday, as attesting witnesses, and moved the court that the same be admitted to probate and record as the last will and testament of the said Inez M. Garrison, deceased, and it appearing to the Court from the testimony of Elizabeth Doubleday, one of the attesting witnesses, that said typewritten paper was written in the life time of the said Inez M. Garrison and signed by her and subscribed in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other by the said Melba J. Langford and Elizabeth Doubleday and in the presence of each other as attesting witnesses, and that said instrument was executed by Inez M. Garrison on the day it bears date as and for her last will and testament and that she was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory and was more than twenty-one years of age; and it further appearing that the said Inez M. Garrison lately died in Sumner County, Tennessee, and that her usual place of residence at the time of her death was in said County it is so adjudged.
And it is further adjudged and declared by the Court that said instrument is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said Inez M. Garrison deceased and the same is hereby admitted to probate as such; and the Clerk is directed to file and record the same and the said Wilda Jane Garrison Blackmore named as executrix of said will appeared in open Court and accepted said appointment and being excused under the terms of said will from giving bond was duly qualified as such executrix as the law directs and letters testamentary order issued to her by the Clerk of the court.
Crestview Memorial Park Cemetery tombstone inscription - Inez Petrie Garrison, 1885 - 1955. The Descendants of John Garrison of Sumner County, Tennessee by Lloyd R. Garrison - Inez Maude Petrie b 5 February 1883 in Cortland, New York, d 26 May 1955 in Sumner County, Tennessee. Married Arthur Ernest Garrison in Cortland, N. Y. on 7 March 1907. See Will of Arthur Ernest Garrison.