Morgia Worth Garrett Gard, 87, of Rocky Mount, NC died Monday, February 4, 2013 at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC. A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Ayers and Almedia Carr Garrett and was the wife of the late Wilton F. “Hipps” Gard. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and retired as bookkeeper for Rucker & Sheely.
Mrs. Gard is survived by two daughters, Bettie Gard Lowe of Kill Devil Hills, NC and Anne Gard Bates and husband David of Rocky Mount, NC. Left to cherish the memory of their grandmother are four grandchildren, Kevin Lowe and wife Jennifer; Shawn Lowe and wife Jenn; Christie Chewning and husband Scott and Dr. Susan Bates and husband Jamie Kirkpatrick and three great grandchildren, Matthew Wilton Lowe, Davis William Lowe and Camryn Amelia Lowe.
A funeral service will take place Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in Old Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening at Twiford Memorial Chapel from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 301 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or the Elizabeth City Fire Department. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Gard family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences