Gloria Joy Garrett

Gloria Joy Garrett
Gloria Joy Garrett


Gloria Joy Garrett, age 80, of Brownstown, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Hoosier Christian Village.

Joy was a member of Brownstown Christian Church and was active in Esther’s Circle, Fidelis and L.I.F.E. at the church. She retired from Hoosier Christian Village as a CNA, and she was also a homemaker.

Born on July 19, 1940, she was the daughter of Mancil and Mildred Motsinger Baughman, both of whom preceded her in death. She married William Jerry Garrett on June 4, 1958, at Freetown Christian Church and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include three daughters: Susan D. Underwood, Debra J. Hamilton and Bethany J. Pyle; two sisters: Carole Scott and Janice Hallett; ten grandchildren: Jerad Garrett, Leah McPike, Ricky Underwood, Ata Abdulbari, Nidal Abdulbari, Sami Abdulbari, Ben Ault and Baylee Bowman; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Joy was also preceded in death by a son, Marcus Lee Garrett; a daughter, Marcy J. Garrett; one brother, Lowell Baughman; and two grandchildren: Viki Underwood and Briana Ault.

Funeral services for Gloria Joy Garrett will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc. with Doug Pogue officiating. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown, and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic, Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc. will be practicing social distancing according to CDC guidelines. Masks are required when entering the funeral home. Attendance is limited to 25 people.

Interment will be at Smallwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Brownstown Christian Church or Hoosier Christian Village Auxiliary.

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