Laura's Story

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Laura Young, 79, of Fort Gibson was born October 25, 1938 in Muskogee, OK to Earl and Alta (Tidwell) Garrison and entered her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
Laura grew up in the Muskogee, Fort Gibson area. She met and later married the love of her life, Loyd Young on November 28, 1968 in Stilwell, OK. Laura's passion in life was real estate, especially the first-time homebuyers and the joy of helping young families make a house into a home. She owned Laura Young Real Estate for 24 years in Fort Gibson where she lived over 50 years. She was a faithful member of South Ridge Baptist Church. Her pride and joy were her grandkids and her love for her family was expressed in everything she did.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents and brother, George Garrison.
She is lovingly survived by her husband, Loyd of the home; daughter, Dena Howe and husband David; grandson, Lane Howe; granddaughter, Laura Kate Howe all of Fort Gibson, OK; brothers, Earl Gene Garrison and wife Faye of Muskogee, OK, John Garrison and wife Sue of Eldorado, AR and Larry Garrison and wife Barbara of Muskogee, OK; nieces and nephews, and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in Laura's name to the South Ridge Baptist Church Youth Group PO Box 247 Fort Gibson, OK 74434.
A visitation will be held Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home in Fort Gibson with family receiving friends 1PM-3PM.
Funeral services are 12:30PM Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in the South Ridge Baptist Church in Fort Gibson with Pastor Chris Dover officiating.
Committal prayers and interment will follow in the Citizens Cemetery in Fort Gibson with David Howe, Tim Moxley, Chad Garrison, David Sevier, Steve Howe and Tommy O'Laughlin serving as casket bearers.
The family of Laura Young has entrusted her services and burial to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home, Fort Gibson. 918-478-2555
Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
Published on February 18, 2018
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