Portia J. Garrett peacefully entered into eternal rest. She was the crown jewel to her husband, Christopher T. Garrett, III; son: Arlen Christopher (Subira); grandchildren: Nasir, Arriyah, Amari and Maceo; sisters: Pamela Shaw (Leon) and Avis Fullen (Novell); brother: Lesleigh Johnson; nephews, nieces; and a host of other loving relatives, cherished friends and students whose lives she touched.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made in her name to the Howard University Hospital Cancer Center: 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060 or online at https://giving.howard.edu .
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