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In light of the Clarksville’s recent rabies scare, members of the Town Council again discussed what to do, if anything, with the people who feed the feral cat populations around…

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Annie Maria Garrett Jenkins

SoVaNow.com / November 08, 2012
Annie Maria Garrett Jenkins of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Clover, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2012 at the age of 81. Born on Oct. 12, 1931 to the late Roosevelt Garrett Sr. and Charity Wilborn Garrett, she was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.

Ms. Garrett is survived by two sons, Eddie Jenkins and wife, Kimberly of Harrisburg, N.C., and Alphonso “Al”Garrett and wife Karen of Clover, a sister, Barbara Carter and husband, Charles of Hampton, three brothers, Sandy Garrett and wife, Janie of Richmond, Roosevelt Garrett Jr. and wife, Rethia and Charles Garrett of Clover, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilson Wilborn and Ernest Harvey.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family is receiving friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonso Garrett, 214 S. Main Street, Clover.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 N. Main Street, South Boston.

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