Mary J. Garwood

Mary Jane Garwood, 93, of Mishawaka, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at 11:49 a.m. at Tanglewood Trace in Mishawaka.

Mrs. Garwood graduated from Huntington High School and attended one year at DePauw University.  She worked at REMC and was a member of First Christian Church, where she was actively involved in Church Women United.

She was born May 26, 1925, in Huntington Orvel and Helen Geible Alexander. She wed Donald Garwood on Oct. 11, 1952, and he preceded her in death in November 2010.

She is survived by four daughters, Carol Brown, of Huntington; Gloria (Robert) Redic, of Double Springs, AL; Judy (Thomas) Francis, of Mishawaka; and Donna (John) Ervin, of Roanoke, TX; a son, Duane Garwood, of Huntington; a sister, Barbara McDowell, of Huntington; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will have a graveside service on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Gardens of Memory. Rev. Roslyn Harrison will officiate.

Arrangements are being handled by Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.

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