Ann Folks Garrett – Age 82

Ann Folks Garrett, age 82 of Jonesboro, LA, passed away on May 7, 2020. Ann was born on February 23, 1938, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Frank E. Folks and Nettie D. Walsworth. On January 8, 1955 she became the bride of Dr. Charles H. Garrett.

“Mrs. Ann” as she was fondly known to her many friends worked with her husband at the Jonesboro Veterinary Clinic until he closed his office at the time of his death. They were married for 55 years. Ann enjoyed her family and supporting her children in their many activities. She was a devoted and active member of the Jonesboro United Methodist Church. She also shared her love of Jesus through a card ministry to those who were sick and was known to give pocket crosses to friends and clients of the Vet Clinic.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Garrett, her brother Bobby Joe Folks, and her parents. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Charmelle (Jack Rouse), Charlotte (Pierre Guidroz), Chuck (Melinda), Bob (Karen), and Cherie’ (Jim Bosch). Included are also twelve grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and her sister-in-law, Pat Folks.

A private graveside service was held at Gala Traina Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to Jonesboro-Hodge United Methodist Church, 402 4th St, Jonesboro, LA. 71251. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

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