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08-Betty Lee Garriott
Birth: 7 Sep 1922, Jasper County, IN: Bk H6/32
Death: 19 Dec 2014, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN- age 92
Burial: Washington Park East Cemetery
Education: Freeland Park HS, class of 1940
Military: US Navy, WW2: 1945
Father: Perry Elmer Garriott

Marriage: 10 May 1947, Morgan County, IN
Spouse: Wilmer Lowell TABB
Birth: 2 Nov 1917, Newton, Jasper County, IL
Death: 24 Nov 1998, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN- age 81
Burial: Washington Park East Cemetery
Occupation: Security Officer-- Eli Lilly Company. SSN: 305-07-5215/IN
Military: US Navy/Marine Corps WW2: 1st Class Pharmacist Mate, 1941-45
Father: Lowell Raymond Tabb (1898-1971)
Mother: Mamie Edith Parker (1896-1985)

 

    HIS 1ST MARRIAGE: Wilmer 1st married Dorothea LaVonne "Bonnie" Salter [- d. 6 Apr 1997] on 12 Feb 1938, Martinsville, Morgan Co, IN. Divorced prior to 1946.

     CHILDREN: Betty and Wilmer had two daughters:
09----CHERYL ANN TABB; and
09----KAY ELLEN TABB [b. 20 Feb 1950, Morgan Co, IN; d. 31 Jan 2010, Marion Co, IN- age 50], SSN: 308-54-0006, lived in Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN, worked at the Department of Defense-- Accounting Tech.
     Kay 1st married Edward HARRISON in Sep 1968, divorced in 1972, no issue;
     Kay 2nd married Thomas Francis WHEELER, Viet Nam: 1965-1966, wounded in action, in 1972, Marion County, IN, son of Francis Wheeler and Beatrice Hauptman, US Army, divorced 1979, had two children;
     Kay 3rd married Larry SMITH in Nov 1983, divorced in 1984, no issue;
     Kay 4th married Harold Gene MINTER [b. 23 Jun 1948; d. 30 Nov 2014, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN- a.
ge 66, bur. Washington Park East Cemetery.


     BIOGRAPHY: Betty Lee worked at the Aluminum Plant in Lafayette, Indiana prior to her marriage. She then moved, after the war, to Martinsville, IN and purchased a beauty shop with her friend, Ivas. The girls agreed that the first one married would sell their interest to the other partner. At a USO show they both met men that they subsequently married. Betty later worked at Ft Benjamin Harrison Army Finance Center in Indianapolis.

[Betty Lee Garriott]

     MILITARY: Wilmer joined the US Navy, but was transferred to the Marine Corps. He served as a 1st Class Pharmacist Mate in World War 2 stationed in the South Pacific, Guadalcanal, and Iwo Jima, 1941-1945. He was in the naval reserves for 14 years.
[Wilmer Lowell Tabb]


     2010 OBITUARY: Kay T Minter 59, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2010. Kay worked in transportation at Ft Benjamin Harrison. Kay was a member of Lawrence United Methodist Church, VFW #261, and American Legion #495. Kay is survived by her husband, Harold Gene Minter; son, David Wheeler; daughter, Susan Walters; grandson, Austin Michael, and sister, Sheryl Moore.

[Indianapolis Star, 2 Feb 2010]

Descendant of Jacob Sr and Rhoda Betsy Garriott

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