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Services for Elijah Garland, 56, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, are at 11 a.m. at New White Spring M.B. Church on June 3, 2017. The Rev. Thomas Garland will officiate and interment is in New White Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ellijah D. Garland, Avery Garland, Khambrel Garland, Reginald Jackson Sr., Anthony Weaver and Reginald Jackson Jr. Mr. Garland died May 20 at North Broward Medical Center. Born in Cairo, he was the son of Alma Garland and the late Rev. Clarence Garland. He attended Grady County Public Schools. Survivors include his wife, Sheila Garland of Deerfield Beach, Florida; daughter, Shannon Garland of Deerfield Beach, Florida; sons, Elijah D. Garland of Deerfield Beach, Florida, Avery Garland Sr. (Shemeria) of Deerfield Beach, Florida, Jermaine Garland of Deerfield Beach, Florida, Khambrel Garland of Ohio, Wesley Brown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Deion Garland of Delray Beach, Florida; mother, Alma Garland of Cairo; father and mother-in-law, William Knight (Margaret); brothers, David Garland of Deerfield Beach, Florida, the Rev. Thomas Garland (Mary) of Cairo, Johnny Garland (Dianne) of Cairo; sisters, Shirley Jackson (Willie) of Cairo, Annie Edwards of Cairo, Elaine Perry of Cairo, Patricia Carter (Ulysses) of Cairo; four grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Weston's Funeral Home
Published on June 1, 2017
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