Originally created 01/19/00

Mr. John Garrett



CLEARWATER -- Mr. John S. Garrett, 70, of Willington Drive, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Old Storm Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Irvin Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. John Garrett, a native of Aiken County, had retired as a technician from Fort Gordon. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Old Storm Branch Baptist Church, where he was a trustee.

Survivors include his wife, Melba Stewart Garrett; three sons, Bernard Garrett and Bruce A. Garrett, both of Clearwater, and John W. Garrett, Edgefield; three daughters, Cynthia G. Harris, Angela G. Mims and Cheryl Gordon, all of Clearwater; his stepmother, Sadie Garrett, North Augusta; and 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be trustees of Old Storm Branch Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be members of American Legion Post 232.

Friends may call at the residence or at G.L. Brightharp and Sons Funeral Home, North Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. xx, 2000