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Martha Nell Garrett Milton

Martha Nell Garrett Milton, age 79, of Decatur, GA, passed away December 29, 2007. She is survived by daughter & son-in-law, Ann and Guy Sheets of Hummelstown, PA, son & daughter-in-law, Keith and Phillis Milton of Ellijay, granddaughters, Abby Nicole Sheets and Ashley Elizabeth Sheets, niece, Valerie Garrett of Portland, OR, cousins, Thomas R. Bennett of Snellville, John L. Seigler of Loganville, Joyce Thomas of Madison, and T.R. Seigler of Clermont, Beth Wright of Richmond, VA, and Mary Winston Briggs of Franklin, VA. Martha graduated from Mississippi State College for Women in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics. In 1958 she received her certification as a registered dietitian from the University of Tennessee. After graduation, she worked at Emory University Hospital and Grady Memorial as a registered dietitian. She had a passion for nutrition as well as music. Martha will be missed by all that knew her. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Martha will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 2:00pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Mary Storm officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Dr., Atlanta, GA 30319 in memory of Martha Neil Garrett Milton. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.