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Funeral services for Sophia Garrett, 88, of Ida Grove, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Arthur Evangelical Free Church. Mrs. Garrett, a resident of the Morningside Care Center, died Monday, Aug. 30, 1982. The Rev. Robert Lundberg will officiate at the services, with burial in the Hayes Township Cemetery near Arthur. The Christensen Funeral Home of Ida Grove will be in charge of arrangements.

She was born Feb. 4, 1894, in Hayes Township of Ida County to Oliver Nelson and Louisa (Peterson) Nelson. She married Ray E. Garrett on May 15, 1920, in Omaha, Neb. He died March 16, 1975. She was a housewife. Mrs. Garrett had resided at the Morningside Care Center since July 1973.

Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Louise) Bell of Ida Grove; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. B.D. (Faye) Silliman of Cedar Rapids.