OSSIE GARRETT

Died: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel


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Mrs. Ossie Marshall Garrett was born October 14, 1932, in Columbus, Georgia to Mr. Austin Marshall and Ruth Whatley.After graduating from High School she married and relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1950. 

She worked for Wm H. Blocks for over 20 years until they closed their doors and relocated to Ohio.  Ossie then was  employed with Double Tree as a chef for 17 years.She attended Barber school and enjoyed the clients that came in for that special cut.  She was affectionately known as Monie” by family and friends. 

Ossie was a very special Woman of Strength and Integrity.  She attended Light of the World Christian Church and was a faithful member until she left to then attend New Life Worship Center with her youngest daughter, Genice  Garrett-Fowkles.

Ossie enjoyed watching all the sports, basketball, football etc.  She also like music, dancing, cooking, helping others and caring for her grandchildren.  She would take long walks for her health and enjoyed it very much.

When you’d have talks with her she’d let you know some people need to have someone special they can talk about things with and “smiled” that beautiful smile.

“Monie Ossie” truly loved being in the presence of family and friends.

  Ossie was a loving mother to all five of her children Sondra, Gregory, Sherrice, Genice and Gerald, she will truly be missed.  She touched the lives of those to numerous to mention; toward the end of her journey her middle daughter, Sherrice moved in her home to care for her and gave up her own personal plans to care for her Mother. 

Mrs. Ossie Marshall Garrett departed from this life on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the age of 85 years.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandchild, DeShawn; brothers, Robert, Edward, and Joseph; a sister, Linda.  

 She leaves to cherish her memory her brother, Michael; her five children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, her special friend Mrs. Alice Gray and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

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J Guild
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
With sympathy for your loss, May you all find comfort, from the God of all comfort that cares for you. ( 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 ) Jesus says that there is a real hope for persons who has faith. ( John 11:25 ) Say's " I'm the resurrection and the life,the one who has exercises faith in me,even though he dies, will come to life..... In a new world that we are awaiting and that Jesus promised. ( 2 Peter 3:13 ) I'm so sorry for your loss.

Carolyn Bilal
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
I am sorry about your Mom transitioning from this world into another. She will be missed so much. I know all of you are sad and I am too. But we must remember when God has a plan nothing can Slow it down, Speed it up, or Stop it.
I love you all and I pray that God strengthens and comforts you to accept his decision, and to understand, in all things God knows best.

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