Rose Mary (Miller) Garrard

Born: Sat., Sep. 10, 1932
Died: Sun., Feb. 8, 2015


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 11, 2015
Location: Westside Church of God

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Feb. 11, 2015
Location: Westside Church of God

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Mrs. Rose Mary Garrard, age 82, of Robinson, IL, died Sunday February 8, 2015 at 9:35 PM EST at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN, following several months of failing health.

Born September 10, 1932 in Bellair, IL, she was the daughter of Leo and Freda Leona (Mitchell) Miller.  On December 8, 1951 she married Herbert Robert Garrard and he preceded her in death in 2004.  Rose Mary worked as a Nurses’ Aide for Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, IL, and provided Home Care for the elderly, having taken care of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Putnam since 1992.  She was a former Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Westside Church of God, Robinson, IL.

Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, David E. Garrard, Calvert City, KY; H. Robert and JoAnn Garrard, Benton, KY; daughters, Rebecca Ann Myers, Jacksonville, FL; Carol Jean McCoy, Vincennes, IN; Carla Kay Barnbrook, Olney, IL; brothers, Ralph Miller, Metropolis, IL; Bobby Miller, Gila, IL; Raymond Miller, Hunt City, IL; sisters, Loretta Maddox, Robinson, IL; Norma Maxey, Olney, IL; Alma Keys, Olney, IL; Ella Ruth Tracy, Olney, IL and Donna Kay Adams, Robinson, IL; twelve grandchildren; forty-two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Herbert Robert Garrard; daughter-in-law, Maretta Garrard in 2004; sisters, Hazel Koester in 2004 and Mary Tracy; brother, James Hammond and a great-grandson, Lane Goodwin, August 18, 2012.

Funeral service will be Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Westside Church of God, Robinson, IL, with Pastor Robert Garrard and Pastor Richard Mogged officiating.  Visitation will be Wednesday February 11, 2015 from 11:00 AM until time of service at 2:00 PM at the Westside Church of God, Robinson, IL.  Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL.  Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund River of Grace Fellowship, P.O. Box 688, Benton, KY, with envelopes available at the visitation and funeral service.  

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Tracey Asdot-Gaver
   Posted Tue February 10, 2015
So sorry for your loss Becky. Prayers to you and your family. Miss and Love you Always

Brigetta Brannon
   Posted Tue February 24, 2015
Please accept my family's deepest condolences. We only knew RoseMary from Ridgeview and she was a good person. She had an onry grin and was a true firecracker! I know she will be missed and we are thankful that we got to know her.


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