Jane L. Garrett, 94, of Ocala passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, September 4, 2022. Jane was a native of Owenton, Kentucky where she had a career in banking until she moved to Ocala in 1961. In the early 1970’s she and her husband opened Garrett Jewelers which served downtown Ocala for many years. Jane enjoyed reading, knitting, and spending time with her family. She also loved being “Mema” to her grandchildren. She was very active in church and especially enjoyed working with children. She was instrumental in starting a successful Mother’s Morning Out program at St. Mark’s Methodist Church in the 1980s.
Jane is survived by her son, James Garrett, daughter, Susan Powell (Gary), all of Ocala, Granddaughters Erin Bigelow (Justin), Amanda Calabretta, Kristen Calabretta, and Emily Calabretta, grandson, Brandon Powell, great-grandchildren Ariah and Sawyer. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Roy R. Garrett, and her daughter, Sandra Calabretta.
A small family memorial is being planned.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ft. King Presbyterian Church.
Obituary courtesy of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
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