Garnette Ellis (Jones) Applegate, 89, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Garnette was a member of the Faith Community Church and loved square dancing, going to different church activities, and being with her family.
She was born on December 13, 1929, in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, to the late David and Ethel (McMahan) Jones. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Stanley Applegate; and 4 siblings. After 70 years of marriage to her beloved husband, James, she passed just 5 days prior to his death.
Garnette is survived by her children, Devon (Mary) Applegate and Janda Applegate-Rake; grandchildren, Brandy (Jared) Hrabal, Kelly (Matt) Lorch, Jodi (Barron) Armstrong, and Maggie (Billy) Wild; 7 great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Shirley Applegate.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions - New Albany. Her Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.
The family requests that contributions in Garnette’s memory be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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