Martha Jean Garrett
Martha Jean Shirley Garrett
Mrs. Martha Jean Shirley Garrett age 79 of 425 Joe Smith Road, Mt Airy passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin.
A daughter of the late John and Mary Holcomb Shirley, she was born on December 7, 1937 in Rabun County, Georgia having lived most of her life in Habersham County. She was a retired homemaker and a member of Mt. Bethel Community Church. She enjoyed music, gardening, dancing with the Soque Wheelers and spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Herman Garrett in 2010, a brother Alfred Shirley and a sister Thelma Smith.
Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law Loretta and Keith Scott of Cumming, Georgia and Shannon Garrett of Alto, Georgia, five sons and daughters-in-law Terrell and Linda Garrett of Tiger, Georgia, Brad and Charlotte Garrett of Monroe, Georgia, Chris Garrett of Mt. Airy, Georgia, Kenneth and Martha Garrett of Mt. Airy, Georgia and Eric Garrett of Maysville, Georgia, nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, two brothers Dewey Shirley of Lakemont, Georgia, Dale Shirley of Wiley, Georgia, three sisters Genelle Dryman of Clarkesville, Georgia, Evelyn Queen of Macon, Georgia and Ellie Milliken of Westminster, South Carolina and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Monday May 22, 2017 at 11 A.M. in the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Reverend Jay Mosser officiating. The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 P.M. til 4 P.M.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Bethel Community Church Cemetery.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers Bryan Garrett, Travis Garrett, Walker Garrett, Alex Garrett and Parker Garrett.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Martha Jean Shirley Garrett.
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