Verna Brown Garrity, 92

V erna Brown Garrity, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Summit Place in Beaufort, S.C.

She was born in Hebron, the daughter of the late Merritt W. and Myrtle Nelson Brown.

Verna was a member of the East Hebron Presbyterian Church, where she was a former elder. She was also a member of the East Hebron Grange and the Granville Lioness Club and the owner of Betty’s Barn gift shop.

She is predeceased by her husband, Harold “Gary” Garrity, and a son, Robert Garrity.

She is survived by a son, Harold R. “Bud” Garrity and his wife Janet, formerly of Ithaca, now residing in Beaufort, S.C.; a grandson, Matthew Garrity, his wife, Sarah, and great-granddaughter Madolyn of Brooklyn.

A memorial service will be held in the spring at the East Hebron Presbyterian Church to coincide with interment in Evergreen Cemetery in Salem.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East Hebron Presbyterian Church.

Copeland Funeral Service of Beaufort, S.C., is assisting the family.

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