Descendant of Jacob Sr and Rhoda Betsy Garriott

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08-Opal Geneva Garriott
Birth: 18 Jun 1906, Aix, Jasper Co, IN: Bk H2/27
Death: 20 May 1985, Gainesville, Ozark Co, MO- age 78, inoperable brain tumor
Burial: Faye Cemetery
Occupation: SSN: 314-24-0967/IN
Father: Carter Garriott

Marriage: 24 Dec 1925, IN    
1st Spouse: John Barnett McCAY 

Birth: 24 Jul 1904, Jasper Co, IN

Death: Mar 1967- age 62

Burial: Wheatfield Cemetery

Occupation: SSN: 303-14-7427/IN

Father: Louis B McCay (1865-)

Mother: Waestella P ___ (1876-)
[a Louis McCay (1868-1928) and Estella P McCay (1879-1961) were buried with Max in Wheatfield Cemetery]

     1ST MARRIAGE: Opal 1st married John B McCAY, had 2 children:
09----JEANETTE MAXINE McCAY [b. 15 Jul 1927, Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN; d. 18 Aug 2007- age 80, bur. Myrtle Hill Memorial Park], SSN: 370-20-0590/MI, m. Edward Walter GARBER [b. 27 Sep 1923, Chicago, Cook Co, IL], son of Robert GARBER and Mary CRAIG on 15 Jul 1945, Hobart, Lake Co, IN, had three children;
09----MAX CARROLL McCAY [b. 5 Mar 1929;  d. 28 Mar 1929- age 23 days, Jasper Co, IN: Bk CD3/117, bur. Wheatfield Cemetery].

2nd Spouse: Edward P MAHER

Birth: Chicago, Cook Co, IN

​Occupation: Template Maker- Amer Bridge

Opal and Edward,
had three children:
09----ELWIN MAHER [b. 1933; d. 11 Nov 1957- age 24, bur. Prater Cemetery];
09----MAXINE MAHER, m. ___ GARBER; (from obituary) and
09----JERRY THOMAS MAHER [b. 26 May 1934, Gary, Lake Co, IN; d. 27 Oct 1999, Hobart, Lake Co, IN- age 65, bur. Calumet Park Cemetery], m. Betty ___, had three children:

3rd Spouse: Roy CARROLL
Birth: 30 Sep 1902

Death: Oct 1986- age 84

Home: lived Gainesville, Ozark Co, MO

Occupation: SSN: 313-07-7051/IN.

     BIOGRAPHY: Opal was born in Jasper County, Indiana on Melville's farm near Aix, Indiana. She died near Gainesville, Missouri, in the beautiful Ozark Mountains where she and Roy lived. She is buried in Gainesville, Missouri along side of husband Roy. She is buried in Fay Cemetery near Gainesville, MO.

     1999 OBITUARY: Hobart-- Jerry T Maher, age 65, of Hobart, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 1999. Jerry had been a lifelong area resident. He retired from NIPSCO in 1996 with 28 years of service as a control room operator and very active in the NIPSCO drug and alcohol abuse program. He was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church, ML McCelland Lodge #357 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend and a member of USW Local #12775.
     He is survived by his two sons, Robert (Cindy Clark) Maher and Kelly Maher both of Portage; 2 grandchildren, Cassandra and Danielle; 1 sister, Maxine Garber of Hobart. Funeral services Sunday, October 31, 1999, 3 pm at Augustana Lutheran Church, 206 Kelly Street, Hobart, Rev Ronald Deck officiating. Burial Monday, November 1, 1999 at 10 am at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Masonic services Saturday at 7 pm. Visitation Saturday, 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel, 600 W Old Ridge Road, Hobart.

[10/29/1999-- Gary-Post Tribune Newspaper]