Obituary: Mildred Virginia Woodard Garrett
Mildred Virginia Woodard Garrett, age 89 of Brentwood, Tenn., went to be with our Lord early Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Mildred loved her family.
A Williamson county native, she was preceded in death by her husband Floyd W. Garrett; son, Larry Garrett; parents, Grover and Evalena Chester Woodard; siblings, Edward and Robert Woodard, Lena May Whitehurst and Lucille Tucker.
She is survived by children, Evelyn (John) Shane of Spanaway, Wash., Sharon (Gordon) Fisher of Nashville, Tenn., Jeff (Carol) Garrett of Vandergrift, Pa., and Tim Garrett of Brentwood, Tenn.; grandchildren; Emily (Jason) Fisher Noteboom, Holly Fisher, John (Dori) Shane, Jr, Sherri (Mike) Shane Anastasi, Shelly (Dennis) Shane Abel, and Elya (Roman) Shane Kushner; eight great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and special friend, Billie Sisco.
She poured out her love on us. She will be greatly missed. Garrett was a charter member of Walker Memorial Baptist and Brentwood Baptist and served in their ministries. She worked as a freight clerk in the trucking industry in Nashville.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. Burial to follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Joy Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brentwood Baptist Church Deacon or Nurture Team Ministries, 7777 Concord Rd., Brentwood, Tenn. 37027; the New Hope Outreach Ministries’ Sri Lanka or Ethiopia Widows and Orphans Fund, P.O. Box 4875, Spanaway, Wash., 98387; or Grace Community Church, P.O. Box 178, Vandergrift, Pa. 15690. Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3009 Columbia Ave. 615-794-2289, www.williamsonmemorial.com
Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. 11/14/13, Williamson Herald
Posted on: 11/12/2013