Carol Ann Garrett
Age 73, Went to be with the Lord on Monday January 16, 2017, after a long battle of heart disease. She was born in Santa Barbara Ca. To Geraldine and John T. Holmes on May 15, 1943 the baby of seven children. She attended the Santa Barbara School District completing the 10th grade. She moved to Compton Ca. in 1967 were she worked for Mattel Toy Factory until 1978, she return back to Santa Barbara to be closer to her family, she moved to Lompoc Ca. She was then employed with Raytheon Electronics in Goleta Ca. In 1979 Until July 1, 1998 forced into medical retirement after an injury on the job.
Her favorite holiday was Thanksgiving, it was her time to cook up a feast and share with others. Many will remember her as she rolled through Lompoc in her scooter with her favorite guy and bodyguard Poohky (Stanley Jr.) who road by her side on his bike from one end of town to the other.
She was preceded in death by both parents Geraldine and John T. Holmes, sisters Evelyn Ried and Herries Ballard, brothers Jimmie Lloyd Holmes and Artis C. Smith, and Don Earl Holmes and grandson Kenny Johnson, and her baby daughter Charlotte Garrett who passed 4 days later on January 20, 2017.
She is survived by her brother John T. Holmes Jr. of Santa Barbara, Leola Burleigh of Santa Maria sons Stanley Lee Holmes and Michael Todd Garrett of Lompoc Ca., daughters Juanita Ann Garrett of Lompoc Ca., Michelle Denise Garrett of Santa Barbara Ca. and Lola Annette Garrett of Fresno Ca., 22 grandkids 20 great-grandkids, numerous nieces and nephews, and best friend Sandra Lloyd.
Service: January 28, 2017 @ 12PM
True Vine Fellowship Ministry 533 Avalon St. Lompoc Ca. 93436