Mary Doris Garrett, 82, of Conehatta, Miss., passed away Feb. 11, 2021. Mary was born in Madden, Miss., on April 22, 1938, to the late Eugie and Grace Wolverton Yates. Mary was a member of the Gilmer’s Chapel Church of God. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing and cooking.
She is preceded in death by three sons, Curtis Bradford, Terry Bradford and Harold Bradford; four brothers, Earnest Yates, Truman Yates, Doub Yates and Clois Yates; and four sisters, Willima Yates Smith, Claudie Yates Creel, Odessa Yates Walker and Martha Yates.
Survivors include her children, Dewayne Lathem, Relane Bradford Hartman and Melissa Lathem Alford; brothers, Johnny Yates, Larry Yates and Norman Yates; sister, Dorothy Mills; grandchildren, Landon Bradford, Tina Bradford Wellerman, Harold Bradford, Scott Green, Chad Lee, Stephen Lee, Brandon Lackey, Logan Alford, Mason Boardman, Hayden Boardman, Sophia Lathem and Jessica Lathem; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Heath Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Claude Creel officiating.
To leave a lasting memorial, please consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences can be left at www.heathfuneral home.com.
Family and guests are asked to practice social distancing and to wear a mask as recommended by the CDC.