Margaret J. Garrett

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Margaret Jones Garrett, 91, widow of James Lloyd Garrett, died Aug. 5, 2015 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek.

A native of Anderson County, daughter of the late Holbert Otis Jones and Mary Lois Ballard Jones Foster, she was a former employee of Greenville County Schools and a member of Greer First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for over 40 years.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle and Don Brice of Summerville, SC and Carole and Tim Howell of Greer; three grandchildren, Jim Brice (Pam), Daniel Howell and Hannah Thames (Justin); and one great-granddaughter, Alexa Brice.

Mrs. Garrett was predeceased by two sisters, Vivian Searcy and Lorraine Snider.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Westview Cemetery, Easley.

Visitation was held 7-9 p.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Carole Howell, 103 Williamsburg Drive, Greer, 29651.

Memorials may be made to Greer First Baptist Church, 202 W. Poinsett St., Greer, SC 29650.

Online condolences may be made at

The Greer Citizen

317 Trade Street Greer, SC 29651

Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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