Knoxville Lawyer Dies

Knoxville lawyer Jay Arthur Garrison died Tuesday (April 24) at the age of 63. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1975 and practiced law for 35 years with the firms of Cheek, Taylor & Groover; Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley; and Holifield & Associates. A celebration of life will be held at Fountain City United Methodist Church on Monday at 7 p.m. Family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Fountain City United Methodist Church, 212 Hotel Avenue, Knoxville 37918; or the Garrison Family Endowed Band Scholarship, 120 Perkins Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996. Read his full obituary