Elva M. Garrett
Elva M. Garrett
May 17, 1935 - August 26, 2019

ELVA M. GARRETT

Elva M. Garrett, 84, of Palatka went to be with the Lord Monday, August 26, 2019 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following declining health for the past few years.

Elva was born in Jacksonville and had been a resident of Palatka for the past 43 years, coming from Jacksonville. In 2003 she retired from Northeast Florida Educational Consortium in Palatka after 20 years of service as a custodian. She had earlier worked as a custodian for the former Lemon Heights Baptist Church in Palatka where she had been an active member for many years and Bostwick Baptist Church.

She enjoyed gardening and fishing. She was a member of Bostwick Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Walter L. Garrett; her parents, Frank and Mattie Oglesby; a daughter, Alisha Rogers; a grandson, Shawn Rogers; and three sisters.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Audrey Garrett of Shreveport, LA; a daughter and son-in-law, Suzie and Dennis Vines of Loganville, GA; nine grandchildren, Shannon Rogers, Rusty Rogers, Kelli Rogers, Joshua Garrett, Caleb Garrett, Micah Garrett, Chiaralou Garrett, L.B. Vines, and Adrienne Vines; seven great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 29th at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Services will follow at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Stanley officiating. The committal service will follow at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny. Pastor Mike Stanley will officiate.

Friends may sign the guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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