Martha Ann Garrett

Martha Ann Garrett

Martha Ann Garrett, 76, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Union County Hospital in Anna. 

She was born on July 1, 1942, in Anna, the daughter of Elmer and Lucille Roberts Isaacs. 

She married Joseph A. “Joe” Garrett. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2005. 

She is survived by her daughter, Darlene (Bill) Osteen of Broken Arrow, Okla.; a son, Jon (Lori) Jones of Key West, Fla.; brothers Robert (Shirley) Isaacs of Cobden and Richard Isaacs of Anna; five grandchildren, Cassandra (Sean) Garvin, Bo Osteen, Dustin (Kristi) Osteen, Cortnie Osteen and Lilli Stach; five great-grandchildren, Alli, Anna, and Addie Garvin, Oliver and Owen Osteen; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Garrett; and her son, Brian Joe Garrett.

She was a devoted member of Salem Lutheran Church in Jonesboro. She loved her church family and they loved her. She enjoyed rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and cheering on the Saluki basketball team.  

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Pastor Mark Hasty officiating. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Salem Lutheran Church. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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