Archie Garrett

Archie Garrett

Archie Leroy Garrett, 70, of 105 Park Circle Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at his residence.  A native of Pasquotank, NC, he was the son of the late Lillian Markham and the husband of Sylvia Marie Carmichael Garrett of the residence.   He was a former manager of Furniture Lion and a member of Trinity Baptist Fellowship.

 Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Deborah Garrett Smith and husband Brian of Folcroft, PA; a son, David Garrett and wife Denise of Hertford, NC; a half-sister, Lena Muehlenbein of CT; and two half-brothers, Everett Markham of Hertford, NC and Bobby Markham of Elizabeth City, NC.  He was pre-deceased by a half-sister, Carolyn Markham and a grandchild.

 Funeral services will be Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Fellowship with the Rev. Bill Bailey and the Rev. Fred Ellinwood officiating.  Burial will follow in New Hollywood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence.  Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Baptist Fellowship, PO Box 1373, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Garrett family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Corrie Edwards

    Sylvia, I am saddened to hear of your husband’s passing. I pray that you will feel God’s arms around you to comfort you and give you peace at this time.
    Love in Christ,

  2. Sandy , Bob & Wayne Grubbs

    Sylvia, David, & Debbie…I am so sorry for the loss of Archie…I do know that he is resting peacefully tonight in the arms of our LORD and Saviour, and that he is right where he wanted to be…there will be no more pain or suffering for him, and for that I am grateful..I pray the LORD will wrap his arms around you and hold you close in these next coming months…and that He will pour out His Grace upon you. I Love You, dear sister and always remember that I am here for you..I am only a phone call away!

  3. Bessie Reid Ward

    To Everette & Bobby, & family,

    Very Sorry to read about Archie’s passing.

    My thought’s and prayer’s are with all of ya’ll at this time .


    Bessie Reid Ward

  4. Sarah McLawhorn Harris

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Archie many years ago at Weeks Wholesale. He was a very nice and kind man. My prayers are with you and the family at this time.

    Sarah Harris

  5. Tonji Spruill

    I am very sorry for your loss. He was like a father to me. Ya’ll are in my prayers.

    Tonji Spruill

  6. Becky Higgins

    I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Garrett’s passing. I enjoyed meeting and talking with both of you during my home health visits. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time for comfort.

  7. Laura & Dave Dixon

    Dear Sylvia and family of Archie: We are sorry for the recent death of Archie. He was a real nice person. Our thoughts and prayers got out to you at this sad time. Laura Elliott Dixon

  8. Harry & Twila Vanscoy family

    We wish to express our deepest sympathy to you and Archie’s family. We rejoice knowing he is at peace in the loving arms of our Savior. May God give you peace and comfort as only He can.

  9. Teresa and Buddy Barber

    Sylvia, Debbie, and David,
    Prayers going out for you as you face this hard time in your life. Will always remember the good times we had at the family reunions. God give you the peace you need as you are encoutaged in your Faith. Love, Teresa and Buddy Barber

  10. June Evangelista

    Just wanted to express my deepest sympathy to you and the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  11. MaryFrances Williamson

    Was sorry to hear of Archie’s passing.
    Sylvia, I remember you two attending our class reunions over the years. I hope you can find peace while family and friends surround you giving you support during this sad time.
    MaryFrances Eves Williamson
    Hickory, N.C.

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