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Joetta L. "McGiffen" Garrard

November 1, 1942 October 4, 2019
Joetta L. "McGiffen" Garrard
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Obituary for Joetta L. “McGiffen” Garrard

Joetta L. “McGiffen” Garrard, 76, of Evansville, IN passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House with her family by her side. Joetta was born on November 1, 1942 in Vincennes, IN, the daughter of Webster and Gertrude Dellinger McGiffen. She was a 1960 Lincoln High School graduate and also graduated from the St. James Beauty Academy in Indianapolis.  She was married to Lynn Garrard for over 24 years.  She worked for 36 years at Deaconess Clinic Downtown. She was a member of the Newburgh Church of Christ, the ABWA and the Homemakers Club.  She enjoyed playing Bunko and knitting and was known for being kind and generous to everyone.

She is survived by her children, Beth Jordan and husband John of Olathe, KS, Julie Clark and husband Bob of Olathe, KS, and Jeff Garrard and wife Sheri of Evansville, IN, her beloved grandchildren, Ashlee Harper and husband, Austin, Kyle Garrard, Madison Jordan, Tristan Jordan, Tom Clark and Emma Clark and her great granddaughter, Maelynn Harper. She is also survived by her sisters, Margaret A. McGiffen and partner Andrea Kaskus of Vincennes, IN and Lucy Martindale and husband Al of Durham, NC, a sister in law, Margaret L. McGiffen of Vincennes, IN, her aunt, Ethylgene Josh of Vincennes, IN and many nieces and nephews.

Joetta was preceded in death by her parents Webster and Gertrude McGiffen, and a brother David McGiffen and a nephew David A. McGiffen.

Funeral Services will be celebrated on Saturday October 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM EDT at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home with her son in law John Jordan officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her parents in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes, IN. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM EDT (Vincennes time) until the time of services at 2:00 PM EDT. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the donor’s charity of choice. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist Joetta’s family during their time of loss.

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Visitation

Saturday

12

Oct

12:00 PM 10/12/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Funeral

Saturday

12

Oct

2:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

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Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

Willow Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Willow Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

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