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  • Winnie Garrett Moss

Winnie Garrett Moss

 Winnie Garrett Moss, 94, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday April 24, 2018 at Murphy Rehab & Nursing. 
She was the daughter of the late Joseph Talmadge and Ethel Palmer Watts. Winnie graduated high school in the 11th grade. She worked at Wood Hardware in Andrews for more than 30 years and the Older American Program in the U.S. Forest Service. Winnie attended Marble Springs Baptist Church until her marriage to Everett Moss and then attended Downings Creek Baptist Church until her health declined. Winnie loved writing poetry, reading, gardening, flowers, holidays, going to the beach and most of all, she loved her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, John H. Garrett; brothers, Fred and Vincent Watts; and sisters, Lillian Coffey (James), Marie Mintz (Jack), Janice Mintz (Wayne) and Edith, Mildred and Lucille Watts who died in infancy. 
She is survived by her husband, Everett Moss, of Hayesville; daughter, Leah Montez Sistrunk (Robert), of Young Harris, Ga.; and many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday April 27 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel, of Hayesville. Rev. Zachary Orton officiated. Pallbearers were Nathan McLean, Kirk and John Mintz, Rick Moss, Peter Cook and Steve Orton. 
The family received friends from 12-2 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home: www.townson-rose.com was in charge of all 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