John B. Garrett, and early settler in the Flora district, passed away in Thursday, June 20 1935 at his home.
Funeral services were held Sunday Morning in the Methodist church at Flora and burial was in the Flora cemetery.
John Brockman Garrett was born March 23, 1857 in Buncom County, North Carolina. He came west in the summer of 1884 and lived in Dayton Wash. where he was united in marriage to Edith Abel in the summer of 1-11-89. To this union were born seven children. They moved from Dayton to Flora in 1895, where he took a homestead west of Flora.
Mrs. Garrett passed away May 13, 1909.
Mr. Garrett leaves to mourn his loss, Edwin L. Garrett of Flora Edgar Garrett, Lostine, Lila Botts and Neva Botts of Flora, Richard Garrett of Medford, Velma Osborne of Seneca and Raymond Garrett of Flora, 24 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; also five brothers and two sisters.
He was a kind and loving husband and father and a man of mild and quiet habits. He was a member of the Christian church in Flora. He was a friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed in the community.
Contributed by Julie Botts