Rita Garriott of Scottsburg, Indiana died Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at at Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born October 30, 1926 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the daughter of the late Clifford and Bertha (Gobin) Despain. Rita was married to her first husband: Lee Martin and to her second husband Earl Garriott, who died in 1990. She was a lab technician for Morgan Foods, Inc. in Austin, Indiana for 29 years, a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post # 234 both in Scottsburg, Indiana. Survivors include a daughter: Carroll K. Thompson of Scottsburg, Indiana; two sons: Darrell Martin of Jacksonville, Florida & Ronald Lee Martin of Scottsburg, Indiana; a sister: Lavonna Grace Amick of Louisville, Kentucky and a granddaughter: Angie Renee Thompson of Louisville, Kentucky. She is also survived by several grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Rita was preceded in death by a sister: Gwenyth Allen Manaugh. Interment at Scottsburg Cemetery. Arrangements by: Collins Funeral Home.
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October 30, 1926
March 24, 2010
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