Artie Garrett

Artie Julia Garrett


Artie Julia Garrett, 99, widow of Thomas Jefferson Garrett, died Monday, August 19, 2013.

Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late James Praylo and Emma Cantrell-Jones.

Mrs. Garrett was retired from S-Mart and a member of Laurel Baptist Church where she was a member of the TEL Sunday School class and Young at Heart.

Surviving are children Carol Garrett Smith and Jeff Cary Garrett and wife Mary Ellen; grandchildren, Thomas Garrett, Steven Garrett, Alex Garrett, Sabrina Smith, Tim Smith, and Stacie Garrett Moss; six great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Dewey Garrett; two daughters Clara and Artie Garrett; and five brothers.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will follow at the cemetery.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to her caregivers, Shannon, Tosha, and Karen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Journey Hospice of South Carolina, 665 North Academy Street, Greenville, SC 29601.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733

Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 21, 2013