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 Bertha Carnell <I>Johnson</I> Garrett

Bertha Carnell Johnson Garrett

Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA
Death 24 Oct 1995 (aged 77)
Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Plot 12, 04, 2
Memorial ID 685228 · View Source
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Dayton Daily News (OH) - Thursday, October 26, 1995
Bertha C. Garrett, mother of Springfield News-Sun editor Karla Garrett Harshaw, died in her Jefferson Twp. home Tuesday. She was 77.

A native of Tennessee and a longtime Dayton-area resident, Mrs. Garrett was retired from the Defense Electronic Supply Center.
The widow of Morgan Garrett, she had received several awards for her volunteer work with the Dayton Urban League, the Urban League Guild and the Job Corps.

For many years, Mrs. Garrett was active in the Downtown and Ellison Senior Citizen centers in the Dayton area.
She was born in Cleveland, Tenn., on Sept. 30, 1918, a daughter of Eugene and Susie (Counts) Johnson.

In addition to her daughter and son-in-law, Timothy C. Harshaw; and grandsons Jason, Vincent and Alexander, all of Springfield, her survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Eugenia and Jessie Croney; cousins Irma Webb and James Allen, all of Dayton; a sister-in-law, Susie Thomas of Cleveland, Ohio; and several other cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Karla Garrett Harshaw has been editor of the Springfield News-Sun since Aug. 6, 1990. Previously, she had worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1971.

Visitation for Mrs. Garrett will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Smith Funeral Home, 370 S. Broadway St.

The Rev. Samuel N. Winston, pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Dayton, will officiate at graveside services at 11 a.m. Monday at Dayton National Cemetery, 4600 W. Third St.
Dayton Daily News (OH) - Thursday, October 26, 1995

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 685228
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Carnell Johnson Garrett (30 Sep 1918–24 Oct 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 685228, citing Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .