Mary Lee Garwood


Mary Lee Garwood, born Sept. 19, 1943, and reborn to heaven peacefully in her sleep in her home on April 15, 2015.

Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Lee Brandel; mother, Mary E. Hinkle; cousins, Tamara (Steve) Runkle and Cheryl (Jeff) Foulk, and special friend/adopted son, Zeek (Chris)Watkins.

She was preceeded  in death by her beloved husband, Robert E. Garwood; brother Lewis “Bill” Hinkle; son-in-law, Rod Brandel, and her father, O.L. Hinkle.

She was a loving soul who adopted many as her extended children and family. She was a co-founder of the Art Ambush charity project and was a devoted mother, wife and a friend to all the people she met.

Per her request, no formal funeral service or viewing will be conducted. Her wish was that the time and effort that would have been used on grieving and flowers to be used on the people she loved.

Private entombment was held at the convenience of the family through arrangements by Jennings Farley Funeral Home & Crematory, West Liberty.