Mother Mae Bell Garrett began life in Shreveport Louisiana July 22, 1940 to the late Mr. Joseph Bradford and Edith Mae Price Bradford. Mother Mae Garrett accepted the Lord as her personal savior and united with church in Shreveport Louisiana at an early age.
After graduating from high school Mother Garrett met and married the late Robert T. Green. To this union there was three children Edith Bradford Reddix, Abigail Green Davis and Robert T. Green Jr. (deceased). Mother Garrett in mid-life met and married Mr. Willie Nobles (deceased). In her Golden years Mother Garrett met and married Rev. J. D. Garrett (deceased). Many happy years was within this union
Upon arriving in Dallas Texas in 1960 Mother Garrett united with Homeland Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. T. R. McNealy Sr. Rev. T. R. McNealy became pastor of Wayside Memorial Missionary Baptist Church. Mother Garrett continued to follow Rev. T. R. McNealy’s leadership until he passed. Upon Rev. McNealy’s departure from this earth Mother Garrett remained a member at Wayside Memorial Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. T. R. McNealy Jr. Mother Garrett worked diligently within the church family. She was a servant and served wherever she was needed; Usher Board, Choir and Nurses Guild, Pastor Aide, etc.
Mother Garrett places of employment were
Lerners Clothing Shop (retired), V. A. Hospital, Grace Presbyterian and many others. She was retired at her time of departure.
Mother Garrett leaves to cherish her memory: Her daughters Edith Bradford Reddix, Abigail Green Davis; God daughter Nell Taylor; God son Rev. T. R. McNealy Jr.; Grandchildren: Mr. Jason (Tasha) Green, Mrs. LaShonda (Elliott) Williams, Mr. Re Marcus Jarvis, and Mr. Devin Jarvis; Great Grandchildren: Jason Jr., Jada, Calvin, Desiree, Londyn, Isaiah and Alexis Daysha; many other relatives, friends and church family to celebrate her home going.