Merced Sun Star
Feb. 12, 1973, page 8
Mrs. Rachel Garrett
Final rites will be held here Tuesday at the Mission Chapel of Ivers and
Alcorn for Mrs. Rachel B. Garrett, who died Thursday at her home at 80 E.
Mission Ave. She was 69.
Rev. Charles Hoffmeister of Central Presbyterian Church will officiate at the
11 a.m. services and burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Mrs. Garrett, born Dec. 8, 1903 at Burr Valley in Fresno County, had lived
here for the past 27 years. She was a member of the Merced County Election
Board for 16 years and the Merced Colony Grange. A son, David, preceded her in
death in November, 1970.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Joyce E. Mills of Farmington, Minn., three
sons, Robert Mills of Palo Alto, Norman Mills of Stockton and William Mills of
San Francisco, three sisters, Mrs. Gervinia Reins and Mrs. Estelle Sale, both
of Merced, and Mrs. Ethyl Finley of San Bruno, a brother, Burel Treece of
Concord, six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Contributions to the Rachel Garrett Memorial Fund would be appreciated by the