(January 14, 1931 – December 27, 2016)
Garland was preceded in death by his parents, wife Barbara Arrant, son Mark Alan Arrant and brother, Norman Glenn Arrant.
Surviving Garland are three children; Deborah Arrant Gillentine and husband Jerry, Michael Eugene Arrant and wife Debby, Teddy Guy Arrant and wife Jasmin, ten grandchildren; Dale Eugene Sanford and wife Stephanie, Philip Aaron Sanford and wife Crystal, Stephanie Michelle Chartier and husband Aaron, Jerry Gillentine, Jr. and wife Tia, Kimberly Arrant, Ashley Arrant Arnold and husband Colton, Stephen Arrant, Nick Arrant and wife Trina, Nathan Arrant, Megan Arrant Latimer and husband Robert. Garland is also survived by 12 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, at the Harvest Hills Funeral Home in Hico. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the Harvest Hills Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in the Hico Cemetery.