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Hill Crest Memorial - Blanchard Chapel

356 Warriner Ave, Shreveport, LA

OBITUARY

Garland Monroe Chism

August 7, 1943May 21, 2020
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Garland Monroe Chism, 76, of Blanchard, LA passed away May 21, 2020.

Arrangements will begin with a visitation at Hillcrest Blanchard Chapel from 6-8 pm on May 26, 2020. Then, a Funeral will be held at Hillcrest Blanchard Chapel at 10AM, Rev. Cecil Marr presiding.

Garland was born in Many, LA on August 7, 1943. Garland graduated from Florien High School in Florien, LA.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a long-term member of North Shreve Baptist Church. Mr. Chism cherished his memories, and his many friends, he made there. Many of his days were spent at the Council on Aging, in Mooringsport, LA, where he loved playing games and visiting with friends. His love for the races had him, and his wife, travelling to car races all over the South. He loved his pups, friends, family, and especially his granddaughters, which meant the world to him.

Preceding Mr. Chism in death were: his first wife, Johnnie Chism, to whom he was married for 44 years; son, Travis Chism; brothers, Carl Chism, and Clarence Chism; then also a sister, Hilda Brown.

Left to cherish his memory are: his wife of 5 ½ years, Peggy Stark Chism; daughter, Tammy Bradford (Mike Bradford); son, Paul Chism (Tiphanie Chism); step-daughter, Robin Stark.

Also remaining to carry on his legacy are: his three beautiful granddaughters, Jessie Bradford Humphrey, Katie Bradford Heitmuller, and Gracie Chism; along with his siblings, Marcia Thompson and Glenda Dunn.

Serving as Pallbearers are: Darryl Chism, Jackie Lynn Thompson, Jerry Allen Johnson, Craig Ammons, Keith Brown, David Brown, Daniel Brown. Honorary pallbearers are: Mark Thompson, Cleve Thompson, Eric Merril, Matt Merril, Larry Ford, Michael Ammons, James Johnson, Patrick Johnson, and Brian Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to North Shreve Baptist Church or your charity of choice.

  • FAMILY

  • Johnnie Chism, First wife (deceased)
  • Travis Chism, Son
  • Carl Chism, Brother
  • Hilda Brown, Sister
  • Peggy Stark Chism, Wife
  • Tammy Bradford (Mike), Daughter
  • Paul Chism (Tiphanie), Son
  • Robin Stark, Step-Daughter
  • Jessie Bradford Humphrey, Granddaughter
  • Katie Bradford Heitmuller, Granddaughter
  • Gracie Chism, Granddaughter
  • Marcia Thompson, Sister
  • Glenda Dunn, Sister

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Darryl Chism
  • Jackie Lynn Thompson
  • Jerry Allen Johnson
  • Craig Ammons
  • Keith Brown
  • David Brown
  • Daniel Brown
  • Mark Thompson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Cleve Thompson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Eric Merril, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Matt Merril, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Larry Ford, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Michael Ammons, Honorary Pallbearer
  • James Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Patrick Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brian Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Memories

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Linda Bickham

May 26, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss!! I was very lucky to have Garland and Johnnie as great neighbors for so many years. The door was always open for a cup of coffee, card game, dominoes or just a visit. Prayers and Love to each of you💕💕

carol rachal

May 24, 2020

Paul, Tiphanie, Gracie, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I understand how difficult this time is and am praying for peace and comfort for all of you. I regret that I will not be able to attend the services, but please know you are in my thoughts this week.
Carol Rachal

Diana Schimberg

May 23, 2020

Our good Lord always knows when it is time for us to go home, but you will be missed Mr. Chism.

Prayers and thoughts daily for those he loved that loved him back...

Lee and Bobbie Rains

May 22, 2020

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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Biography

Garland Monroe Chism, 76, of Blanchard, LA passed away May 21, 2020.

Arrangements will begin with a visitation at Hillcrest Blanchard Chapel from 6-8 pm on May 26, 2020. Then, a Funeral will be held at Hillcrest Blanchard Chapel at 10AM, Rev. Cecil Marr presiding.

Garland was born in Many, LA on August 7, 1943. Garland graduated from Florien High School in Florien, LA.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a long-term member of North Shreve Baptist Church. Mr. Chism cherished his memories, and his many friends, he made there. Many of his days were spent at the Council on Aging, in Mooringsport, LA, where he loved playing games and visiting with friends. His love for the races had him, and his wife, travelling to car races all over the South. He loved his pups, friends, family, and especially his granddaughters, which meant the world to him.

Preceding Mr. Chism in death were: his first wife, Johnnie Chism, to whom he was married for 44 years; son, Travis Chism; brothers, Carl Chism, and Clarence Chism; then also a sister, Hilda Brown.

Left to cherish his memory are: his wife of 5 ½ years, Peggy Stark Chism; daughter, Tammy Bradford (Mike Bradford); son, Paul Chism (Tiphanie Chism); step-daughter, Robin Stark.

Also remaining to carry on his legacy are: his three beautiful granddaughters, Jessie Bradford Humphrey, Katie Bradford Heitmuller,
and Gracie Chism; along with his siblings, Marcia Thompson and Glenda Dunn.

Serving as Pallbearers are: Darryl Chism, Jackie Lynn Thompson, Jerry Allen Johnson,
Craig Ammons, Keith Brown, David Brown, Daniel Brown.
Honorary pallbearers are: Mark Thompson, Cleve Thompson, Eric Merril, Matt Merril,
Larry Ford, Michael Ammons, James Johnson, Patrick Johnson, and Brian Johnson.

In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to North Shreve Baptist Church or your charity of choice.

Learn more about the Chism name

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