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Garnet M. Weatherford, Anderson, passed away Sept. 21, 2017, at St. Vincent, Anderson Hospital.
She was born Aug. 1, 1920, in Lapel, and resided most of her life in Anderson.
Garnet graduated from Lapel High School.
She retired from Delco Remy Division of General Motors in 1982 after 43 years of service.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Anderson for more than 50 years, the Sigma chapter of Sigma Beta Sorority and was active in many bowling leagues in this area for many years, and was inducted into the Indiana State Bowling Hall of Fame.
Garnet is survived by her children, Nancy (Weldon) Farley of Punta Gorda, Florida; son, John (Kathy) Weatherford of Stanley, North Carolina; siblings, Gail Brant of Anderson, Mary Lewis of Indianapolis, Maxine Leslie of Muncie and Dennis Milburn of Lapel; sister-in-law, Betty (Gene) Crosley of Fishers; grandchildren, Brooke (Rocky) Faw, Daniel (Erin) Farley and Christopher (Jessica) Farley, John (Amanda) Hansil, and Bailey (Mandy) Hansil; great-grandchildren, Griffin Faw, Dallas Farley, Morgann Farley, Bobby Farley, Charlotte Hansil, and Parker Hansil. She was also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, whom she married June 27, 1941, David Weatherford, who passed away in March 2012; her parents, Cyrus and Bessie Milburn; siblings, John Milburn, Charles Milburn, Carolyn Hendricks, Lloyd Milburn, and Charlotte Fabian.
The family would like to give special thanks to the St. Vincent Anderson, intensive care staff and comfort care staff.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, Anderson.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at the funeral home with the Rev. Corinne Boruff officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church.
Published on September 22, 2017
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