|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1930|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2012|
Margaret Mae (Miller) Garriott, 82, of Williamsport, died at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Margaret was born on April 11, 1930, in Attica. She was the daughter of Homer and Gladys (Patterson) Miller. She was a 1947 graduate of Williamsport High School. On May 21, 1948, she married James Garriott at the Williamsport United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2008. She lived in the Locust Grove area for 38 years before moving to Williamsport in 1993.
Margaret served on the Warren County Fair Board and was a 4-H Warren County Leader for Prairie Township. In her later years she continued her ongoing community involvement as a member of the Williamsport United Methodist Church and their Women's Group, Locust Grove Women's Group, Literary Group, Senior Group, TOPS and Upper Level Group serving as an officer in many of the organizations. She was a volunteer at the Williamsport Hospital gift shop and enjoyed reading and walking. She worked as school secretary and teacher's aide at the Locust Grove School for 3 years and also was the school treasurer, as a bookkeeper for Hotts Lumber Co. for 1 year, the Indiana Highway Department and took early retirement from Indiana Gas Company in 1990 when the office closed. She later worked part time for the newspaper office in Williamsport and Country Care Nursing Center in Attica. Margaret was devoted to her church and family.
Surviving are three children, Margy (husband: Phil) Garvais, of Marrietta, Ga., James Joe (wife: Rita) Garriott, of Boswell and Penny (husband: Gene) Leuck, of Lafayette; nine grandchildren, Kem Flynn, Nancy Little, Katy Woods, Frank Thrift, Erin Thrift, Jennifer Greeson, Jim Leuck, Dan Leuck and Abigail Leuck; and nine great-grandchildren, Jesse Little, Shelby Fox, Sam Little, Alissa Greeson, Sadie Thrift, Charlie Little, Allie Fox, Gage Greeson and Stella Thrift.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Kathy Booth; and two brothers, Robert and Paul Miller.
Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012, Services will be there in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012; the Rev. Cathy McCoy officiating. Interment will follow at Locust Grove Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Williamsport United Methodist Church or Locust Grove United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.gradyfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from December 13 to December 15, 2012
Homer Miller (1896 - 1987)
Gladys E. Miller (1894 - 1980)
James Junior Garriott (1921 - 2008)*
Kathy J. Garriott Booth (1953 - 1975)*
Locust Grove Cemetery
Created by: Sherry Salla
Record added: Dec 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102142470