Margaret A. Garrad
October 23, 1935 ‒ January 13, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Margaret A. Garrad, age 80 of Atlanta, GA formerly of Mount Vernon was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday morning, January 13, 2016. She was born October 23, 1935 in Lancaster to the late Joseph E. and Clara Anna (Augg) Myers.
Margaret was a homemaker and a very faithful member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Mount Vernon, where she was involved with Care Group, Food Pantry, Ladies Auxiliary and taught Sunday School. She was the Supervisor of the Custodial Department at the Ohio Apostolic Camp Grounds in Millersport for over 40 years and was kindly known as “Sarge”. Margaret also enjoyed working at the Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport for many years.
Margaret is survived by her children, David Gregory of Atlanta, GA and Angel Bowers of Columbus; step children, Steve Garrad of Mount Vernon and Kim Garrad-McDowell of Mount Vernon; many grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; her twin brother, Joseph E. Myers Jr. of Michigan; sister, Ruth Ann Nichols of West Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Garrad; sons Kelvin and Rodney Armstrong; and several brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Church 1635 Old Delaware Rd., Mount Vernon with her Pastor Bishop Samie Conyers from Atlanta, Pastor Duane Kramer and Pastor L.J. Harry officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Margaret A. Garrad.