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Funeral services for Mr. Avle E. "Doc" Garrett, 79, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Hoover Cemetery with Bro. Terry McCloud and Bro. Mark Hodge officiating.

Mr. Garrett died Thursday, Aug. 3 at his home. He was a truck driver, a United States Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Allons Assembly of God and the Masonic Lodge.

Born February 16, 1925, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Joel and Etter (Reagan) Garrett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Nelma Ledbetter and Ella Garrett; and two brothers, Dorma Garrett and Norton Garrett.

Survivors include his wife, Linnie (Carr) Garrett of Monroe; a son, David Garrett and his wife, Tammy, of Monroe; two sisters, Norma Smith and Margi Marise, both of Livingston; two grandchildren, Julie Garrett and Rebecca Garrett; and nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Charles Ledbetter, Chris Brown, Jamie Garrett, Brad Summers, Kevin Hunter, and Tracy Sells.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)


Memorial services for Mrs. Ruth Marie (Heidenreich) Shake, 82, of the Poplar Springs Community, will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating.

Mrs. Shake died Sunday, Aug. 8 at her home. She was a homemaker, a member of Sandborn United Methodist Church in Sandborn, IN, and Mother's Evening Homemakers Club in Indiana, and was affiliated with Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Born September 4, 1921, in Westphalia, IN, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Irene (Stolting) Heidenreich. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Shake; and two brothers, Elmer "Bud" Heidenreich and Ralph Heidenreich.

Survivors include her husband, Doyle Shake of the Poplar Spring Community; two sons, Brent Shake of the Poplar Springs Community and Brad Shake and his wife, Robin, of Naples, IN; three daughters, Beth Phillips and her husband, Fred, of the Poplar Springs Community, Kay Ball and her husband, T.J., of Linton, IN, and Belinda Atlogic and her husband, John, of Oquawka, IL; a sister, Shirley Miller of Edwardport, IN; 9 grandchildren, Lisa Howard, Felicia Phillips, Lee Phillips, Adina Smock, Kimberly Nickless, Matthew Hollingsworth, Jim Shake, Justin Phillips, and Justin Ball; and 12 great grandchildren, Britney, Johnny, Paige, Ethan, Bethany, Kayla, Aspen, Taylor, Brady, Baily, Bonnie, and Cameron.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Poplar Springs Baptist Church or Lazarus House Hospice. Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)










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