Esmat Evazi-Zarnegar was born on September 30, 1935 in Bahrain to Zeinab Evazi and Esmaeel Ahmadian.
She grew up in Iran and married to Hosainali Zarnegar, her beloved husband of 41 years, in 1952. They lived in the oil towns by the Persian Gulf until 1979 when they moved to Tehran. In 1993, Hosainali passed away. Etti remained in Tehran until 2005 when she moved to Athens, Georgia. She has resided with her son, Jaamy, for the past 10 years.
She is preceded in death by her husband and by her brother, Mohamad Ahmadian, and sisters, Faaty Ahmady and Sophi Zarnegar.
She is survived by her sons, Kian Zarnegar (wife Akram), Jaamy Zarneger and Farhad Zarnegar (wife Noushin); grandsons Kevin-Ali and Ryan-Farhad Zarnegar; nieces, Mina Ladkawalla (husband Zarir, son Zubin), Homa Ahmadi (husband Nasser, daughter Dorna, son Dara), Maryam Ahmadi and Sita Zarnegar; and loving and devouted second cousin Dara Paryas; and nephews, Hassan, Mohamad , Farid Zarnegar,and Bijan Ahmadi. There are many more relatives in the families of Zarnegar,Ahmadian, and Ahmadi which are not listed, But are with us in grief and in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers please contribute to community council on aging in Athens GA.