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Susie Bell Kirkland Garrett
Birth: Aug. 22, 1908
Clay County
Florida, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1994
Duval County
Florida, USA

Daughter of Joseph Thomas (Tom) Kirkland and Abigail Luviney Tedder. She lived most of life in Duval County, married to Arthur Lindsey Garrett (1901-1998.) They had four children: Walter Lindsey Garrett (1925-1990,) Mildred Estelle Garrett Kelly, Beverly Louviney Garrett Moore, and yours truly.

Born in the backwoods of Florida, she was a real Florida cracker who loved to tell stories of her backwoods days; but, she was a forward looking woman too who wore pants back when they were still considered shocking and in her last days appreciated modern technology.

She loved flowers and all animals, especially cats.

There is a tombstone at Macedonia Cemetery with Susie Garrett's name on it; but, she is not actually buried there. Her cremated remains were mixed with those of her husband of 74 years and scattered about the cemetery and church grounds and down by the St. Mary's River on their 75th Wedding anniversy.

Both wanted to be cremated. She wanted to be outdoors and he wanted to be back in his hometown of Macclenny. So that seemed the best way of doing it. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Thomas Kirkland (1874 - 1966)
  Abigail Luviney Tedder Kirkland (1878 - 1954)
  Arthur Lindsey Garrett (1901 - 1998)*
  Walter Lindsey Garrett (1925 - 1990)*
  Joseph Nelson Kirkland (1899 - 1963)*
  James Nelton Kirkland (1905 - 1968)*
  Susie Bell Kirkland Garrett (1908 - 1994)
  Joseph Edward Kirkland (1918 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Macedonia Cemetery
Baker County
Florida, USA
Created by: Sandra Garrett
Record added: Apr 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5343446
Susie Bell <i>Kirkland</i> Garrett
Added by: Sandra Garrett
Susie Bell <i>Kirkland</i> Garrett
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Susie Bell <i>Kirkland</i> Garrett
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- Donna Choate Sigmon
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014

- nan vicknair
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
Hi Mom,Happy Birthday.I hope you,daddy and Danny are happy in Heaven.That's a wonderful place to be.Mom I miss you so much.You were a wonderful mother and I could not ask God for a better one.There is so much I would like to be able to sit down and talk t...(Read more)
- Beverly Moore
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014
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