Garrett, Ozella

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Ozella Garrett passed away on October 6, 2018. 

She was a member of Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Granville and Beatrice Austin.

Survivors include her children, Tommy (Arnetta) Garrett, Jr. and Barbara (John) Jennings; grandchildren, Pebbles Caldwell, Marcus (Kristal) Smith, Jason Jennings, Anthony Garrett, Tommy Garrett, III, Jenitha Hodge, and Danielle Carter; 13 great-grandchildren. 

The body will lie in state at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, and the funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Ternae Jordan officiating. 

Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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