J.E. Garrett, 84, of Liberty passed away Tuesday. June 5, at NHC Healthcare of Smithville. He was a farmer.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9, at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Virgil Hibdon, Jr. & Bro. Royce Martin officiated. Burial was in the Melton Cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary Garrett and his first wife, Exie Garrett. Four brothers, Virgil, Thomas, Odell, and Kenneth; and two sisters, Virdie Parrish and Clara Fulkerson.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Murphy Garrett of Liberty. Four sons, John and wife Vicky Garrett, Russell and wife Judy Garrett, Danny and wife Diane Garrett, and Jamie and wife Linda Garrett all of Indiana. Four step-sons, Glen and wife Louise Ferrell and Doug and wife Dawn Ferrell all of Smithville, David Taylor of Liberty, and Bengie and wife Stacy Taylor of McMinnville. One step-daughter, Joyce and husband Tom Mosley of Spencer, Seven grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several step grandchildren, and step great grandchildren survive.
Donations can be made to the funeral home for burial expenses, in lieu of flowers.