Cleo Reese Garrett Obit

Hopkins Co. Tx

Submitted by Brandon Darrow

Cleo Reese Garrett (Sulphur Springs News Telegram, August 15, 1994)


            Funeral services for Cleo Reese Garrett, 77, of the Greenview Community will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in Tapp Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Guy Mays and the Rev. L.B. Morgan officiating.

            Burial will be in Greenview Cemetery with J.W. Ragan, Harold Knight, Tommy Potts, Richard Nester, James Birchfield, Glenn Roach, Junior Potts and Dan Williams serving as pallbearers.

            Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Tapp Funeral Home.

            Mr. Garrett died at 4 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at his residence, following a brief illness.

            He was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Miller Grove, the son of Burton E. and Annie Ferguson Garrett.  He married Christine Freeman on Aug. 26, 1941, in Lone Oak.  She survives.

            Mr. Garrett was a retired rancher and member of South Liberty Baptist Church.  He served in the Army 29th Infantry Division during WW II.

            Other survivors include a son, Dannie Garrett of Greenview; two grandchildren, Tammy Winstead of Sulphur Springs and Dewayne Garrett of Houston; two brothers, Leo Garrett of Greenview and Hope Garret of McAllen; and two sister, Reba William of Miller Grove and Loise Medders of Emory.

            He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Bonnie Ruth Garrett.

            Memorials may be made to the Greenview Cemetery Association.