Katherine Galbraith, 90 years of age, passed away Friday February 7, 2014 at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna, Ohio. Born in the family home at Bedford, Ohio on November 10, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Marie (Wright) Jenkins.
A homemaker, Mrs. Galbraith had been a Garrettsville area resident the past 55 years. She was a 25 year member and Past Worthy Matron of Crescent Chapter No. 7, O.E.S. in Garrettsville, and attended the Garrettsville United Methodist Church. Her family will always remember her as an "Animal Lover" as well as her enjoyment for gardening and along with her late husband Lincoln, they became "City Farmers", sharing all that they grew with family and friends while living in the Garrettsville community.
Survivors include her daughter Karen (Brad) Phillips of Garrettsville, son Jerry Galbraith of South Dakota, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Lincoln Galbraith in 1986, sons Raymond A. in 2013 and Ed in 2005, her grandson Dennis and brother Dale Jenkins.
Funeral services will be Tuesday February 11, 2014, 12:00 Noon at the Garrettsville United Methodist Church, where visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. Officiating will be Rev. L. Chris Martin, with final resting place to follow at Harrington Cemetery in Nelson Township, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Garrettsville United Methodist Church, 8223 Park Avenue, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua. www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service (330) 274-3145 R-C 2-10-14)