Mattie B. Johnson Garnett (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Services for Ms. Mattie Belle Johnson Garnett will be held 1:00 pm Saturday at the Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel in Columbia, South Carolina with burial to follow in the Lincoln Cemetery, also in Columbia. Born in Appling, Georgia, Ms. Garnett was a long time employee of Heyward Gibbs Middle School. Surviving are her sisters, Frances (Harold) Cummings, Alvert Dean (Henry) Kelly, Mary Harris, Helena (Leroy) Bush, and Victoria Collins; brothers, Jesse (Mary), Lester, David, Clarence and Donald Ellis Johnson, Trillie Luke; 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-April 24, 2009