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Celebrating the life of

Sybil B. Garnto

August 26, 1931 - July 18, 2020

Sybil B. Garnto

Sybil B. Garnto, 88, passed away Saturday night, July 18, 2020 at Candler Hospital.

Sybil was born August 26, 1931 in Emanuel County. She was married to Joseph Garnto. She became widowed in 1994.  She spent most of her life as a wife, mother, and homemaker.  Sybil loved to play games.  She was one of the best dice rollers you would have met.  She loved to dance and doing activities at the Senior Center.  Sybil especially adored and loved being visited by her grandson and great-grandchildren.

Sybil leaves behind her daughter, Tina Mattingly (William) of Port Wentworth, GA; grandson, Christopher Mattingly (Robyn) of Pembroke, GA; four great-grandchildren, Declan, Jude, Dell, and Avery.  She also leaves behind her only sole surviving sister, Julia Mae Brinson Boyington, of Vero Beach, FL.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday July 24, 2020 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private.

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Prayers for my Aunt Sybil and her family

- Marti Mason (Julia Brinson's daughter), Vero Beach, Florida


Sorry for the lost of a good mother and grandmother of a wonderful family as we know it’s hard to understand sometimes we also know she dwells now in the house of the lord forever

- Ronnie and Tina silvey, Maxeys , Ga


Rest In Peace, Aunt Sybil. You will never be forgotten.

- Melanie Brinson Love, Augusta, GA


I Love grandma and she loved her family!! I dont care that I am not mentioned in anything but stop the disrespectful post on this guestbook. It hurts enough that we lost our grandma.we had so many happy memories with her the last time I say here she was excited to see us even if she didnt remember me. Dementia is a really bad disease. Please stop the disrespect!!! I Love the times she came and stayed at the house when daddy got sick and we couldn't go to see her because he couldn't travel.

- Elizabeth Chalker, Warrenville , South carolina


To Tina : your mother was a warm and kind person. My husband and I lived across the street and we periodically would exchange conversation about the neighborhood. After she moved, she would come by to visit us and it was a joy to see how she was doing. Please know that God has called her home to rest. May God’ love comfort and strengthen you and your family through this difficult time. Sheila and william monroe 60th Street

- Monroe , Savannah , Ga


Dear Tina prayers go out to you & your family. Your family babysat my brother & I when I was about 4 or 5 years old while my parents were going through their divorce. Even though I was so young I remember the care & love your family gave us during that time. Your mom was very special. Keeping you in my thoughts during this time and praying God covers you with comfort through the coming days.

- Julie (Julia Ortiz)Huggins, Richmond Hill, Georgia


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200