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Jo Ann Garrett

Jo Ann Garrett, 73, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. 

She was a native of Swain County, N.C. and the daughter of the late Neal and Mae Anderson Burrell. Jo Ann was a homemaker and loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and one grandchild. 

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Buford Garrett; three sons, Avery Garrett and wife, Charlene, of Blairsville, Ga., Robert Garrett and wife, Judy, of Hayesville, and Roger Garrett and wife, Beverly, of Winder, Ga.; six brothers, three sisters, three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Rev. Charles Shelton officiated. Burial was in the Moss Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery in Hayesville. Pallbearers were Phillip Gaddis, Neil Garrett, Christopher and Michael Lovell and John and Hunter Demar. 

Townson-Rose Funeral Home: www.townson-rose. com was in charge of arrangements. 

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997