Garber, Carolyn "Carrie"

Written by David Green.

Carolyn “Carrie” Garber, 88, of Fayette, Ohio, died Friday, July 9, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio.

She was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Chesterfield Twp., Ohio, the daughter of Beular and Velma (Ferris) Metcalf.  On Aug. 16, 1939, in Waterloo, Ind., she married Cassius Garber. He preceded her in death Aug. 20, 1983.

Carolyn lived in the Fayette/West Unity area most of her life.  She was a 1939 graduate of Morenci High School.  Carrie served as a bus driver for Quadco in Stryker, Ohio, retiring in June 1984.  She was a member of the Fayette Christian Church and the Fayette/Wauseon Order of the Eastern Star #67.

Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis (and David) Johnson of Fayette and Cassie (and Rodney) Garbers of Liberty Center, Ohio; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Adah Lou Badgley of Detroit.

Besides her husband, Carrie was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Hal and Curtis Metcalf.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Paster Gene Sugg officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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