|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1856|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1921|
North Carolina, USA
Joseph Daniel Garrett was born 13 Dec 1856 in Jamestown, NC, a son of Henry T & Mary R (Hendricks) Garrett. He worked as a clerk in local stores, then in the 1890s, began to run a store at the Oakdale Cotton Mill. In the early 1900s he opened his own grocery in Jamestown. He was married 1 June 1884 at Jamestown to Mary Annie Bales. They would have five sons and one daughter. He died of Bright's disease on 30 Nov 1921.
two undated, unattributed clippings (probably from the High Point Enterprise)
J.D. GARRETT IS DEAD AT HIS HOME
Respected Citizen Died Today at Jamestown; Funeral Thursday
Following a lingering illness of several months, Joseph D. Garrett, highly respected citizen, died this morning shortly after 9 o'clock at his home in Jamestown.
Mr. Garrett was 65 years of age, having been born in Guilford county on December 13, 1856. He had spent practically his entire life in this section, at one time being in the mercantile business here and prior to that time conducting a similar establishment in Jamestown. He was a possessor of many admirable traits and was recognized as a man of the highest character. In his death Jamestown and Guilford county loses one of the most eminent citizens.
The funeral will be conducted at Jamestown Methodist Episcopal church, of which he was a faithful member, tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. W. A. Jones, pastor of the church, assisted by Rev. W. A.Lambeth, of Wesley Memorial church, this city, will officiate. The pall bearers will be selected from the members of Ragsdale council, Junior Order American Mechanics, with which the deceased was affiliated. The interment will be in Oakwood cemetery here.
Mr. Garrett is survived by his widow and five sons, J. V. Garrett, R. L. Garrett, C. C. Garrett, Floyd Garrett and Dewey Garrett, and one daughter, Mrs. Herbert Luquer. He also leaves three brothers and two sisters, Frank, Robert and Julius Garrett and Mrs. Alice Farrington and Mrs. Tetia Holton.
FUNERAL HELD TODAY FOR JOSEPH GARRETT
The funeral for Joseph D. Garrett who died yesterday morning at his home in Jamestown, was conducted this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Methodist Episcopal church there by the pastor, Rev. W. C. Jones, assisted by Rev. W. A. Lambeth, of Wesley Memorial church, this city.
A large number of friends of Mr. Garrett attended the funeral and there were many beautiful floral offerings. Members of Ragsdale council of Junior Order United American mechanics acted as pall bearers and the interment was made in Oakwood cemetery here.
Beautiful talks were made by the officiating minister who paid tribute to the noble character of Mr. Garrett.
"In the Hour of Trial," and "Sometime We'll Understand" were the hymns, while a quartet from Wesley Memorial church sang, "Sometime, Somewhere."
The village and community of Jamestown on November 30th, 1921, lost, in the death of Joseph D. Garrett, one of its best citizens. Truly a good man has been removed from the church and community, but his influence will still live with those who knew him.
He left a devoted a wife, five sons, one daughter and eight grandchildren, who, together with a host of friends mourn his loss.
He had been a member of the Jamestown Methodist church for many years, and attended faithfully when opportunity and health would permit. He always took a keen interest in his Sunday school class, and his answers and talks on the lesson showed that he was not a stranger to God's word.
The greater part of his life of sixty-five years was spent in the mercantile business. The writer has known him very intimately for about 40 years, and never knew a more honest and accurate man in his dealings. In all those years I never knew him to make the mistake of even a penny his change or accounts. His love for honesty and fair dealing was far greater than his desire for financial gain.
May his honest, faithful, Christian life be an inspiration to his family and his many friends to life closer to the Savior, and follow him to the home of the redeemed.
A. L. Vickrey
THE PASSING OF BRO. J. D. GARRETT
On Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 1921, the Death Angel removed from our midst Bro. J. D. Garrett. He had been sick a long time, but had been confined to his bed only a few weeks. Bro. Garrett was a good father. He leaves a wife and six children-five boys and one girl. He was a loyal Methodist, a member of our men's Bible class, and a charter member of the Junior Order U. A. M. All though his sickness he bore it patiently. While we mourn our loss of one so faithful we trust that our loss is his eternal gain.
Henry T. Garrett (1829 - 1909)
Mary R. Hendricks Garrett (1831 - 1901)
Mary Annie Bales Garrett (1859 - 1924)*
Jesse Virgil Garrett (1886 - 1947)*
Raymond Lamont Garrett (1888 - 1957)*
Annie Jane Garrett Luquer (1890 - 1973)*
Carl Caleb Garrett (1892 - 1946)*
Joseph Floyd Garrett (1896 - 1953)*
George Dewey Garrett (1899 - 1951)*
Oakwood Municipal Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Mary Louise Reynolds
Record added: Feb 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85058800