Sunday, March 20, 2016

Father's Obituary

GARRETT, Elder Eddie K. Age 83, of Middletown, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Hospice of Butler and Warren County. He was born February 20, 1933 in Beattyville, KY to Samuel and Moreen (Little) Garrett. He received an honorable discharge from the US Army serving during the Korean War and received a Bronze Star. He was a minister at Thompson Memorial Primitive Baptist Church for 60 years. His devotion and dedication was seen throughout his life for the church and the congregation. He was a credit manager for Ringel's Furniture in Hamilton. He loved and adored his wife, Aileen of 52 years who survives him along with a daughter, Judy (Bob) Jaster of Middletown; sons, Eddie (Barbara) Garrett II of Sarasota, FL, Stephen (Paulett) Garrett of Monroe, NC; sister, Cora K. Garrett of Fairfield Township; special sister-in-law, Janice Back; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Brenda Garrett and a granddaughter, Amy Johnston. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 am at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Elder John Davenport officiating. Interment will be at Hickory Flat Cemetery with Middletown Combined Honor Guard. Condolences may be sent to the family at Published in Journal-News on Mar. 17, 2016

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(Note: Father's grandson, John Davenport, my nephew, ably preached his funeral)

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