Dear family and friends of Garnett,
She was such an incredibly special person, and what a gift to anyone who was lucky enough to meet her and know her. I must share a story with all of you. My oldest daughter interviewed her for a school project in 2002. The assignment was to interview someone who has seen a lot of change in the world. I immediately recommended Garnett, and gave her a call. She was gracious, of course, and granted the interview. My daughter asked her what was "trendy" when she was a teenager. Garnett replied that the biggest thing then was playing Monopoly. She also told us that her family was the first to have a telephone, which at the time was a party line. People would travel to their home to see and use this. One had to be careful what was said, as everyone else in the community would know about it. She recounted her memories of trolley cars, and thought that when electric curlers were introduced, it was amazing! She also recalled the introduction of television, and that they were one of the first families in their neighborhood to have one of these as well.
She was a great lady, a very special friend, and I am proud to have known her. May she live on in the memories of those whose lives she touched, and her incredible legacy will carry on for the benefit of many generations to come.