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Jesse Virgil Garrett
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Birth: May 14, 1886
Jamestown
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1947
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Newspaper articles, undated, probably from the High Point (NC) Enterprise
J.V. GARRETT DIES SUDDENLY PLAYING GOLF
J Virgil Garrett, 61, of 102 Brently Circle, died suddenly of a heart attack while playing golf at the Sedgefield country club early yesterday afternoon. Guilford county Coroner W. W. Harvey signed the death certificate stating that death came from "acute dilation of the heart."

He had been playing golf with friends and associates of the Chadbourn Mills, of Charlotte, where he was employed as purchasing agent. The heart attack occurred on the green of the ninth hole at the Sedgefield course shortly after noon yesterday.

He was born in Jamestown, May 14, 1886, the son of Joseph D. and Mary Bales Garrett. He was connected with the Adams Millis hosiery mills here for 35 years, until recently when he accepted the position of purchasing agent for the Chadbourn Mills. He was a member of Wesley Memorial church, served on the board of stewards and sang in the choir.

Surviving are the wife, the former Iva Holton of Jamestown two sons, Jack of Greensboro and Frank of High Point; three brothers, Dewey of High Point, Raymond of Asheboro, and Floyd of Jamestown; and one sister, Mrs. Annie Lequer of Jamestown.

Funeral services will be held at the Wesley Memorial church this afternoon at 4 o'clock with the Rev. Paul S. Hardin in charge. Interment will be made in Oakwood Memorial Park.


2d article
Funeral services for J. Virgil Garrett were held in Wesley Memorial Methodist church Sunday afternoon at four o'clock with the pastor Rev. Paul S. Hardin, Jr., in charge.

The church choir sang three favorite hymns of the deceased, "Nearer My God to thee," " Abide with Me," and "How Firm a Foundation." Mrs. Charles McAnally was at the organ.

Pallbearers were Tom Ingram, W. W. Sharpe, Jr., S. L. Black, F. P. Boynton, A. T. Glenn and Cameron D. Deans, all associates of Garrett with the Chadbourn Mills and W. C. Comer of High Point.

A large group of employees and officials of the Chadbourn company of Charlotte were present for the last rites and sat in a body together. Interment was made in the family plot in Oakwood Memorial Park cemetery. The deceased, a well known resident of High Point, died from a sudden heart attack Saturday while playing golf at Sedgefield. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Daniel Garrett (1856 - 1921)
  Mary Annie Bales Garrett (1859 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Iva Belle Holton Garrett (1891 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  John Virgil Garrett (1918 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Oakwood Municipal
 
Created by: Mary Louise Reynolds
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88595428
Jesse Virgil Garrett
Added by: Mary Louise Reynolds
 
 
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