Eddie McDonald Garris

Eddie McDonald Garris, 74, of DeRidder, Louisiana, passed from this life on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Eddie was born in Oakdale, Louisiana to the late Jessie Mac and Dorothy Rougeou Garris.


Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 46 years, Helen Ruth Miller Garris, of DeRidder, Louisiana;  4 Children: Angela Kay Johns and husband Lance of DeRidder, La.; Tammy Lea Guillory and husband Ted of Pine Prairie, La; Mark Edward Garris and fiancé Kylie Raines of Longville, La and Jenny Lynn Galvan and husband Adrian of DeRidder, La.; 2 sisters: Joyce Durham and the late Wayland Durham of DeRidder, LA and Diane Garris, also of DeRidder, La.; brothers, Mike Garris and Kaye of Vidor, TX, Barry Garris of DeRidder, LA; 5 grandchildren: Destiny, Taylor, Tatelyn, Harley, Blake and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.


Visitation will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at The River Church in Merryville, Louisiana. Funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Monday, June 27, 2022 at The River Church in Merryville, Louisiana. Pastor Jason Fortenberry will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Russell Durham, Gene Pence, James Miller, Wayne Williams, Ted Guillory, Adrian Galvan and Lance Johns. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana.


Services are under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.

Eddie McDonald Garris