JEFFERSON - Maureen Lee Garrett, 76, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013.
She was born in Lula, the daughter of the late Terley and Lillian Wright Lee. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, where she served as the church secretary/treasurer and was very active in Vacation Bible School. She retired from Belk Department Store and was also as a cosmetologist and a very fashionable lady who loved her family, her friends, her cat "Sundae," and loved canning fruits and vegetables. Mrs. Garrett was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lee; and sister, Winnie Cagle.
Survivors include her husband, Roy Garrett, Jefferson, daughter, Regina (Windsel) Martin, Gainesville, stepdaughter, Judy (Mike) Beatty, Jefferson, sister-in-law, Betty Lee, Maysville; grandchildren, Natasha Martin Prater, Nathan Martin, and Amanda Beatty; great-grandchildren, Marley and Audrey Martin, Easton Martin, Lane, Logan, and Lincoln Sorrow; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday January 23, at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Keith Cudd and the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. Interment will be at Jackson Memorial Park. Honored as pallbearers will be David Lee, Mike Beatty, Lane Sorrow, Jimmy Benton, Roy Martin and Wesley Prater. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard O'Kelly, Hoyt Garrett and James Lance. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 22, at Evans Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 427, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com