Saturday, April 19, 2008

Mom's Obituary

PANAMA CITY, FL – Rebecca A. Garrick died April 18th, 2008 after a 17-month fight with cancer.

Born September 4th, 1949 in Tuscaloosa, AL, Rebecca Ann Robinson was raised by her loving parents Tom and Jean. She was raised in several cities, including Gainesville, GA, Jacksonville, FL, and Grove Hill, AL. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1975. She married Phil Cunningham in Mobile, AL in July of 1977. She worked as an accountant until she returned to school to study to become a social worker. She graduated from Florida State University with a 4.0 GPA and a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She worked as a social worker until she was diagnosed with cancer in November of 2006. She re-married in 2000, to Herman Garrick of Grove Hill, AL.

Becky is survived by her mother, Jean Leavelle; sister, Judy Sadler; children, Philip Cunningham III & Katie Cunningham; former husband, Phil Cunningham, Jr.; and husband, Herman Garrick.

The memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 26th at the Jenks Avenue Church of Christ with Minister Daniel Cherry, officiating. A dinner reception will follow the service, being hosted at the Lynn Haven Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Becky’s name may be made to Covenant Hospice, 107 W. 19th St., Panama City, FL 32405.

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