The Garmons

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Rebecca has been an active performer since she was a young girl and became a Christian at 9 years old.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at Murray State University and her Master’s in Music Education degree at Western Kentucky University.  She worked as the graduate assistant for Dr. Paul Hondorp from 2008-2010 and was named the Potter College of Fine Arts Graduate of the year for 2010.  Rebecca currently teaches music and choir in Bowling Green, KY.  She is an active soloist/musician at her church and with the local Orchestra Kentucky Chorale.  She and her husband, Brent, have a son named Andrew and a daughter named Elizabeth.


Debra Garmon has always had a love for Southern Gospel Music since she was a little girl. She has fond memories of the times her parents took her to homecoming services where they served “dinner on the ground” followed by an afternoon of singing that good ol’ gospel music.  She has been a Christian since early childhood and loves writing music to honor our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Some of her songs have been published in songbooks for the Cumberland Valley School of Gospel Music and recorded by The Hayes Family and others. Several of the songs on our cd entitled, “Bless The Lord,” were written by Debra. She also sings, helps with song arrangments, and plays the piano for our group. Debra is also actively involved in her church where she sings in the choir, serves as a pianist, and gives piano lessons.


Kerry Garmon began singing southern gospel music in a quartet in 1972.  He became a Christian at age 8 during revival services led by his uncle, Durwood Garmon, and Kerry's dad, Ralph Garmon.  Kerry's father took him to homecoming, decoration services and singings as young as 5 years old where he heard the wonderful harmony.  He sang tenor in the Sword and Shield quartet, a group he helped form during his junior year in high school and later, after graduating, with the Messengers.  He met his wife, Debra, while singing with the Kentucky Harmoneers in the late 1970’s.  Kerry and Debra sang with The Seekers in the 90's until their daughter Rebecca entered high school and was involved with the school marching band.  Kerry, Debra, and Rebecca began singing together doing specials in the church service around 1998.  After Rebecca graduated from Murray State, she expressed an interest in singing with her parents.  They have been singing as an established group since 2012.


Mark Cline plays the bass guitar.  Music has been a big part of Mark’s life from an early age. His love for groups like The Oak Ridge boys and The Rambos gave him an appreciation for great bands, harmonies, and well written lyrics. Though starting in gospel music, he played full time in country and rock-n-roll bands until age 30 when he came to know Jesus as his personal Savior and Lord.  Returning to his gospel roots, he has spent the last 25 years playing bass guitar and singing with Greater Desire, True Call, and Southland.

Musical influences include a wide array of gospel, blues, country, and rock-n-roll artists, but the groups that most shaped Mark’s approach to his music are The Oak Ridge Boys, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Alabama. Mark lives in Franklin, KY with his wife Lisa. They have 2 sons, Garrett and Darrick, and 2 beautiful daughter-in-laws, Kelsi and Jacq.