PANOLA COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) -Officials have confirmed that Brandon Tenison, a Garrison High School student, drowned Saturday at the public swimming area near Murvaul Marina.
Tenison would have been a senior this fall according to Garrison ISD’s post.
There will be a candlelight vigil at the Garrison High School football stadium Monday night at 7:30.
A visitation will be held June 19 from 6PM-8PM at Garrison Funeral Home. Tenison’s funeral will be on June 20 at 2 pm at the First Baptist Church of Garrison.
On Sunday a fundraiser for Tenison’s family will take place at the Appleby Sand Mercantile restaurant in Nacogdoches. Between 11 am- 2 pm, you can buy a chicken spaghetti dinner or a regular spaghetti dinner. Plates are $12 for adults and $6 for children. All the money will go to the family.
According to Sheriff Kevin Lake, they received a 911 call around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon reporting a possible drowning. Sheriff Lake said dive teams from neighboring agencies in Louisiana responded and recovered his body at approximately 7:20 Saturday evening.