ANDREW WALTON GARNETT
ANDREW WALTON GARNETT
Former Resident Dies in Florida
Andrew W.GARNETT Succumbs at 75 After Lingering Illness. Lake Worth Florida:
Andrew Walton GARNETTT 75, one of the oldest pioneers of Palm Beach County, coming here 55 years ago from Cadiz, Kentucky, died at 6 o'clock at his home at Hypoluxo, after a lingering illness.
Mr Garnett, father of Roy E.GARNETT, president of the Lake Worth National Bank, during his youth served as the first postmaster of Hypoluxo carrying the mail by the ocean beach route to Miami.
He was born August 29, 1864, in Trigg County, Kentucky, and came to Florida in 1885 in company with the later James E. HAMILTON and James W. PORTER.
In 1895 he was married to Miss Lillie May MOREHEAD of Mayfield, Kentucky and to this union four sons and two daughters were born.
He was a member and one of the founders of the Methodist Church at Boynton, and served on the School Board when the section of Palm beach County was part of Dade County. He was an extensive grower of fruit and vegetable for a number of years retiring several years
Cadiz Record - Apr 11 1940
July 3, 1925
Cancer Fatal To Mrs. Fannie Garnett
Prominent Lady Died Saturday Morning On Little River Near Caledonia
Was Daughter of Late James R. Crute And Sister Of Mrs. Jim Guier Of Cadiz
Mrs. Fannie Garnett, a splendid lady living on little river near Long Ford bridge, eight miles east of Cadiz, died last Saturday morning at ten o'clock as the result of Cancer. Mrs. Garnett had been affected with this trouble since last fall, and went to Florida last January with the hope of getting relief. She failed to find relief, however, and returned home some weeks ago and continued to grow rapidly worse until the end came.
Mrs. Garnett was fifty eight years of age, and was the daughter of the late James R. Crute, in his day a leading citizen of the county.
She was married in November, 1888, to Ed. T. Garnett, who died in 1898. Four children were born to this union all of whom are living - Amoss Garnett, of Boyntor, Fla., Mrs. Moscoe Hardy, of Kelly, Christian county; Walter Garnett and Miss Ruby Garnett, of Trigg county.
Mrs. Garnett was one of a family of eight children, and one sister and four brothers survive her - Mr. James L. Crute, of graves county and Mrs. James D. Guier and Messrs. W. D., Joe L. and Ed S. Crute, of Trigg county.
Mrs. Garnett was a splendid lady with many friends and her death is mourned by many.
Burial took place Sunday afternoon at the Sam Dawson grave yard on little river, a large crowd of relatives and friends being present. Funeral services were held at the grave conducted by Rev. John T. Cunningham, of Princeton.
Mrs. Garnett was a member of the Baptist church and had been since early life, and she always took special interest in her church and the Cause of the Master.
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