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Fleta M. Garris

Fleta M. Garris Fleta M. Garris

Fleta Margaret Atkins Garris, 87, Birdseye, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at the home of her daughter, Fleta Knox.

Born July 17, 1934, in Pekin, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Ethel Blevins Atkins.

She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Cody Keck.

Survivors besides her daughter includes two sons, Ernest Keck of Taswell and Robert Keck of Marengo; two other daughters, Theresa Adams of Corydon and Debbie Sinclair of Birdseye; a sister, Geneva Jackson of Salem; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Milltown.

The funeral will be Sunday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with interment in the Mount Zion Cemetery near Depauw. Brother Philo Jones will officiate.