Thursday, October 10, 2019

Lottie Ellen Garland (September 15, 2019)

Lottie Ellen Garland age 95 and 249 days, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center with her family by her side.

Lottie was born on January 9, 1924 in Barbourville, KY, to the late Jess and Fannie (Taylor) Hignite. She was married on December 20, 1941to Lloyd F. Garland.

Lottie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters, one brother, five half-brothers, and two half-sisters. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, infant twin sons, infant daughter Deborah Kay Garland, sons-in-law Bob Coby and Ed Whitesell, daughters-in-law Wanda Garland and Alice Garland, and grandsons Todd Affolder and Jason Paulson.

Lottie is survived by her children Ocellia Coby of Union City, Loellia Whitesell of Greenville, Carledia (Richard) Rehmert of Summerfield, FL, Lewis Garland, Gary Garland, Lloyd (Verna) Garland, Vera (Bruce) Houpt, Teresa (Jim) Plessinger, and Steve Garland all of Greenville. As well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Lottie was a homemaker most of her life and stayed home to raise 9 children. She also took care of her sister and niece for many years during this time. She began to work at Gade Nursing Home when they moved to Greenville and was there for eight years. She enjoyed doing ceramics, taking care of her flowers and vegetable gardens, and collecting dolls. She was known in her family for her ability to provide a large meal on a small budget and they will especially miss her chicken potpie and her fudge topped cake. She always took great care of her children and always made sure they had a hot breakfast before school each and every day.

Services will be held on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday September 18, 2019 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.

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