Charley Jane True Garrett
Charley Jane was born on April 18, 1940, in Breckenridge, Texas, to Mattie Mae Alexander and John William True. She was the youngest of four daughters, arriving 10 minutes after her twin sister June. She was raised in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from Harlendale High School. Jane moved with her family to Rockport in 1969 and was very active in the community.
Jane worked for many years as the secretary at Rockport Elementary, was an active member of FUMC Rockport serving on various committees as well as being a lay leader, and was instrumental in guiding the youth of the church, serving as the youth director and teacher for several years.
In May of 1987 she married Rev. Leonard Garrett and lived in Falfurrias where she assisted him as he served the Falfurrias and Premont churches. On his retirement, they returned to Rockport where Jane continued her activities at FUMC Rockport.
She is preceded in death by her spouse, Rev. Leonard Garrett; sisters, Ruth Anderson and Treva Wright; and great-granddaughter, Elphaba Ray Espinosa.
She is survived by daughters, Penny Rossman Espinosa (Raul), Virginia Rossman Jarzombek (Michael), and DeeAine Rossman Watson (Alan); grandchildren: Lynda Espinosa Lind (Myron), Edward Espinosa (Audrey), Gregory Jarzombek (Luyi), Cordell Jarzombek (Rebecca), Courtland Johnson (Danielle), Emily Johnson, Ashley Meeks; great grandchildren: Myles and Tyler Lind, and Mathilda Jarzombek; stepchildren: Ann Garrett Kaiser; Lane Garrett, Celeste Garrett, and Edwin Garrett; her twin sister, June True Neatherlin; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Home and Crematory
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