Graveside services for Nancy Ruth Garrard, 73, of Willis will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. in Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Texas with Rev. Robert Tucker officiating.
Mrs. Garrard was born on November 26, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to Kenneth and Mary Lee Anderson and passed away on December 3, 2002 in Conroe, Texas. She was a life long member of First Baptist Church. She was very environmentally conscious and belonged to the Sierra Club and Wildlife Rescue. Her children are especially thankful for the life she gave them in a happy, fun-filled home.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol hall of Longview, Patricia Mendez and husband Homer of Willis and Tina Martin and husband Bob of Dickinson; son, Richard Garrard and wife Tamara of Tyler; sisters, Mary Lee Barnes of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Margaret Burkett of Floresville; grandchildren, James, Andrea, Adriana, Joseph, Tony, Elizabeth, Benjamin, J.W., Amy, and Emily; great-grandchildren, Ben and Eden.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations please be made to your local women's crisis shelters.