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“So glad this was still out here. We were neighbors when you all lived on Rockford Road in Wetumpka. Amy and I were freinds there as well as when you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Turner Ferguson - AL

“I,m so sorry to hear about your loss. Paulette was a very special lady. I was the personnel manager @ Eastdale when she came to work at Gayfers. She...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Ann Hankins

“As a member of Paulette's extended family at Parisians Inc., I wish to convey my sympathies to her family and express my deep regrets for the loss of...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Annie G. Freeman

“Lisa, Amy and Dill, Your Mom was very special to a lot people. I will remember her as a fun person who loved her daughters and grandchildren very...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Self

“I worked with Paulette many years ago at Parisian. She was a good friend and I am sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Naomi Bowers

“Please accept sincere condolences on the losses of both your Mother and Father from our our family in Memphis . ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: James L. Garthright III

“I remember Amy Garthwright that was close to my sister Kay Mott's age. If this is your Mom our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mom was...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jane (Mott) Martin

“We have fond memories of your mom and our thoughts are with all of you. Love, Mona, Jay & Geron ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mona Nummy Blankenship

“The most kind and gentle person I've ever known. We will miss her. We are so sad at the loss of your Mom and our hearts are with you at this time of...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Paul and Irene Trapp

“On behalf of the staff of Ellison Funeral Home, I extend our heartfelt sympathy and assistance in your time of need. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Ken Hammock

“I am so sorry to read of your mom's death. I think of all of you often and will keep you in my prayers. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: paige nummy johnston


GARTHRIGHT,Mrs. Paulette Theresa Augier, was born in Nice, France on August 2, l926, the only child of Pierre and Armande Augier. She came to America to be married in Wetumpka, Alabama in June of 1951, to the late Warren Hayward Garthright. She later became a naturalized citizen of the United States, and resided in Wetumpka for approximately 15 years, and then Montgomery for the rest of her life. She became a busy mother of three daughters, always involved in the communities in which she lived. She later achieved success in the retail business working with Parisian and Gayfers department stores in Montgomery, earning top sales awards with these two companies. During her working years and after retiring, she traveled many times back to France, and formed deep relationships with her cousins and their friends. Mrs. Garthright is survived by her three daughtersPaulette Amanda Garthright Green (Daniel), of Ft. Payne, Alabama; Lisa Denise Garthright Maples (Donald) of Oneonta, Alabama; and Catherine Lynn Garthright, of Montgomery. Her four grandchildrenMatthew Todd Maples (Tandi), Melissa Taylor Maples Gehri (Samuel), Russell Wright Green, and Andrew Keeler Green. She has one great grandchild, Madison Anne Maples. The family would like to thank her caring special friends; Margie Powell, Irene and Paul Trapp, Marta and Henderson Traylor, and Amos Broadway. Also the concern and support of her French relatives and friends; the Moraglia family, the Vallauri family, and Mrs. Joyce Nasica, all of Nice, France. The family also greatly appreciates the love and kindness shown to our mother from the staff of the Wetumpka Health and Rehabilitation facility. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery Humane Society, 1150 John Overton Drive, Montgomery, 36110, or the American Heart Association. Funeral services will be private.