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McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe

204 South Main Street, Monroe, NC

OBITUARY

Garren Dean

October 27, 1927July 12, 2019
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Garren Blair Dean, 91, of Monroe went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Garren was born to the late Joseph Simeon Dean and Ollie Braswell Dean on October 27, 1927. He was a self-employed residential building contractor for over 40 years. Garren was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who is going to be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, Garren is predeceased by his brother, Gerald Dean and sister, Dorothy Montgomery. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Peggy Rorie Dean of Monroe. Others who are left behind to cherish his memories are his son, Sherrill Wilson Dean of Monroe; daughters, Teresa Dean London of Little River, SC and Caroline Dean Edwards and her husband, Burton Kyle Edwards of Maggie Valley, NC; six grandchildren, Derek Brandon Davis and his wife Nikki; Joseph Lauren Davis and his wife Molly; Kylie Blair Kuehn and her husband Chance; Zackery Burton Edwards and his wife Eliza; Ty Austin Edwards and Anna Smith London; three great-grandchildren, Stevie Kuehn and Hadley and Mabel Davis; sisters, Carolyn Braswell and Mary Ann Wright and brother-in-law, Bill Wright, all of Little River, SC. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Oakland Baptist Church followed by a 2:00 pm Funeral Service. Burial will be at Lakeland Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be given to Oakland Baptist Church, 600 E. Sunset Drive, Monroe, NC 28112. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family.

  • DONATIONS

  • Oakland Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Jamie (Dean) Alley

July 16, 2019

Sending my condolences. I was sorry to hear Garren has passed on. The one thing I have always remembered from my childhood is when he would dress up as Santa Claus at Christmas time for all of us kids.

Marsha Klein

July 16, 2019

Peggy and family, I am sorry for your loss! I forgot what a handsome man he is! I pray that the Lord will wrap his arms around all of you today and give you comfort!
Marsha Klein

Linda Turner

July 15, 2019

Teresa, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God comfort your family now and in the days to come. 🙏

Cathy Helms

July 14, 2019

Dear Teresa, I'm sorry to hear that you have lost your dad. I hope your many loving memories help you through this time. Please share my condolences with your family. Love, Cathy Ferguson Helms

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