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Alma Marie (Garrett) France
March 20, 1937 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Alma Marie France (Garrett) was born on March 20, 1937 to the late John and Edith (Roberts) Garrett
of Owensville. She went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9 th . She attended Owensville
Community High School, Class of 1955. Alma was happily married to Paul Rudolph France for 62 years
who preceded her in death in February of 2020. She was born and raised in Owensville, IN where she
was one of six children: brothers Bob, George, and Leroy Garrett, and sisters Roberta Wright and Betty
Creek, all of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by her two children, Gloria Sue Wilcox
(Rodney Harp) and Steven Paul France (Jamie Titzer). She was a wonderful Nanny to three
grandchildren, Brent (Katrina) Wilcox, Kayla (Aaron) Perschbacher, and Hannah France. She was a proud
great grandmother to three girls, Lucia June (3) and Brenlee Sue (1) Wilcox, and Adaline Sue
Perschbacher (1). She was also survived in death by several nieces and nephews.
Alma was a beautician in her early years. Throughout her life, she was a proud farm wife and
owner/manager of modular home parks in Gibson County all while raising two children and being a very
big part of her grandchildrens lives. She attended First Christian Church in Owensville.
The family would like to extend a special appreciation to Dr. Roberto Iglesias for his excellent care,
compassion, and sincere kindness to Alma during the last 6 months of her life. Also, thank you to the
nursing staff at the Linda White Hospice House for their kindness and care during her last days.
Alma, known as Marie to her family and Nanny by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, will
always be remembered for her grace, wisdom, and selflessness. She will be deeply missed by all who
Graveside services will be on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Clark Cemetery in Owensville, IN at 11:00 AM with Pastor Bart Newton officiating. Stodghill Funeral Home is honored to care for the France family. Expressions of sympathy maybe made at www.stodghillfuneralhome.com