Geraldine Green Garrett

Geraldine Green Garrett, 78, of Hartford City, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, May 17, 2019, at her residence.           
Mrs. Garrett was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Huntington and also attended Old County Church Harvest Center in Hartford City. She was a homemaker.

She was born Feb. 23, 1941, in Vicco, KY, to Ora and Lucy Isom Johnson. She married Roy “Buddy” Green on Dec. 24, 1958 in Jeff, KY, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 2000.She married Steve Garrett on Aug. 12, 2017, and he survives.

She is also survived by five sons, Ora (Deborah) Green, of Tracy City, TN; James (Brenda Taylor) Green, of Van Wert, OH; Roy W. (Karolyn) Green, of Warsaw; Jeff (Theresa) Green, of Huntington; and Arnold (Nikki) Green, of Columbia City; two daughters, Lisa (Steve) Riecke and Patricia (Thomas) Garrison, both of Huntington; a stepson, Stevie (Holly) Garrett, of Dunkirk; a stepdaughter, Krissy (Jason) Hines, of Dunkirk; two brothers, Danny Johnson, of Hazard, KY, and Boyd Johnson, of Tracy City, TN; two sisters, Carolyn Book, of Hartford City, and Kathy (Wendell) Kemplen, of Portland; 25 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three great-grandchildren, Geraldine Green, Riley Garrison and Ty Green.

Calling is Monday, May 20, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church, 1805 Salamonie Ave., Huntington. Additional calling hours will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the church from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. A funeral service will follow immediately after on Tuesday, May 21, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Brunk Conley and Evangelist Orvel Hisel officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to First Freewill Baptist Church of Huntington or to the Cancer Services of Allen County, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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