Bobbie Ruth Garrett Alston, 83, of Jacksboro, Texas, passed away June 12, 2014 at Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington.
San Augustine, Texas visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at Percy Garner and Son Mortuary.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18 at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro with the Reverend Woodrow Holman of Layman Chapel C.M.E. Church officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Wood Cemetery.
Bobbie Ruth Garrett was born in San Augustine to Katie Mary (Miles) and Dave “Snuffy” Garrett on December 11, 1931. She was member of Mount Pisgah C.M.E. Church in Jacksboro and Magnolia C.M.E. Church in Dallas. Mrs. Alston spent the majority of her life in Jacksboro, but also previously resided in San Augustine, Mineral Wells, Fort Worth, & Grand Prairie, Texas.
Bobbie is preceded in death by her father, Dave “Snuffy” Garrett, mother, Katie Mary Garrett, daughter, Sharron Jean (Anders) Perry, son-in-law, Charles C. Wilson, Sr., and grandson, Fredrick Anders.
Mrs. Alston is survived by her sister Clairetta Hale of Houston, Texas and children David “Butch” Garner of San Augustine, Texas, Larry Donnell Anders of Gainesville, Texas, and Linda Kay (Anders) Wilson of Grand Prairie, Texas. She also leaves behind grandchildren David J. Garner (Trish) of Millsap, Lon Garner II (Roslyn) of McKinney, Michael Garner (Jenny) of Allen, Jessica Anders of Gainesville, Amber (Garner) Parks (Craig) of Lingleville, Donnelle Morris of Grand Prairie, 18 Great-Grand Children and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.