John Thomas "Tommy Bear" Garrett, age 66, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at this residence after an illness. He was born December 7, 1946 to the late Edith Maude Dean and Raymond Garrett. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; Harold, Dinkey, and Donald Midge Garrett.
He is survived by his wife; Lillie Belle Williams Garrett, two sons and daughter-in-law; Charles "Doodle" and Stacey Garrett, and Michael Lee Garrett, one daughter and son-in-law; Lilly Renee and Stacy Benningfield, one brother and one sister; Bill Garrett and Shirley Henderson, a special sister-in-law; Odie Deering, all of Lebanon, and six grandchildren; Jonathan Garrett, Amanda Garrett, Addison Garrett, Kelsey Franklin, Jaci Benningfield, and Maggie Benningfiled also survive along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for John Thomas "Tommy Bear" Garrett will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 4, 2013 at the Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home with burial in the Old Liberty Cemetery.
Family requests visitation after 4:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.