Nellie McAbee Garnett, 90

Published 10:52 am Tuesday, August 19, 2014

AUGUST 19 — Nellie McAbee Garnett, 90, of Farmville, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014. She was born in Marion, NC on January 2, 1924 to the late Zollie C. and Lizzie Belle Sigmon Worley. She was the widow of Thomas McAbee and Lewis Garnett.

Mrs. Garnett was a charter member of Heritage Baptist Church, loved to volunteer and help others. She retired from Uniroyal after many years of service.

She is survived by a son, Don McAbee of Mechanicsville; daughters, Virgie Martin (Lewis) of Farmville, and Peggy Wood (Norris) of Blairsville, GA; 25 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

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A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 20 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Shorter Funeral Home. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.