New Bern, NC
Alanna Nykole Garris, 6, of New Bern, died February 22, 2013.
She was a first grader at Brinson Elementary School and she loved to ride horses, riding her bike, reading and planting flowers. Alanna was a special little singer at Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church. Our loss is surely Heavens gain.
Alanna is survived by her parents, Alan Garris of Vanceboro; and Amber Brook Sandvig Garris; one brother, Alan Blaze Garris, both of New Bern; her half sister, Payton Nycole Lee of Bridgeton, her paternal grandparents, Joyce Taylor of Bridgeton; and Billy Garris, of Pitt Co., paternal great-grandparents, Louise and Fred Stout of Pitt Co., maternal grandparents, Merri Mobley and Michael Sandvig, both of New Bern; maternal great-grandparents, Jeannette Sanderson, and Doris Sandvig, both of New Bern; and Defoid Mobley, of Pink Hill . She is also survived by her uncles, Chris Sandvig of New Bern; Robbie Garris and Michael Garris, both of Bridgeton; Zak Long of Bridgeton; and Ricky Barfield of Vanceboro.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 Monday, March 4, 2013 at Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church. Services will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be made to the Garris and Sandvig families at www.cottenfuneralhome.com