Lettie Mae Watson Garris

April 26, 2010


Lettie Mae Watson Garris, age 97 of Virginia Beach, VA formerly of Murfreesboro died Monday, April 26, 2010 at Sentara Nursing Center in Norfolk, VA. She was born September 20, 1912 in Washington County, NC to the late Claude Franklin Watson and Bertie Arnold Watson. She was the wife of the late Grady H. Garris.

She was a member of Meherrin Baptist Church and a homemaker.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday May 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the graveside in Meherrin Baptist Church Cemetery. Andy Styron will officiate.

Left to cherish her memory is a daughter Gladys Styron of Virginia Beach, six grandchildren, Andy Styron and his wife Janet, Sarah Newsome, Sharon Ward and her husband Marland, Sherry Haskell and her husband Bill, Robert Lunt and his wife Connie and Kevin Styron and his wife Darlene, 18 great grandchildren and 31 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Audrey Lunt, seven sisters and two brothers and two grandchildren; Randy and Troy Styron.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer‚??s Association.

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Cynthia Bowling
13 years ago

I will always remember Mrs. Garris sitting in her wheelchair singing ‘Jesus loves me”. In the busyness of the day, that brought everything into perspective.