2016-09-08 / Obituaries


Albert Garrett, 91, passed away Sept. 9, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 15, 1924 in Montgomery. He became a resident of Jackson at the age of eight and has been a lifelong member of the First Baptist of Jackson. He was also a member of the Sante Fe Masonic Lodge #225. He was a graduate of the Auburn University Class of 1949.  A proud veteran of the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946, he was a member of the 565th Antiaircraft Battalion of Patton’s Third Army. He loved the city of Jackson, fishing, hunting and all of his many friends. He will forever he remembered as a loving and faithful husband, father and PawPaw.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Frances Anderson Garrett; sons, Al (Jo Ann) Garrett, John Garrett; daughter, Meg (Bob) Upton; grandsons, Dow (Bethany) Walker, Garrett (Amber) Walker and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William K. and Allie Garrett, an infant daughter, a brother, William K. Garrett and sisters, Mally A. White and Gretchen G. Dyas.

The service was Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson with Dr. Ben Stubblefield officiating. Interment was at the Pine Crest Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Tony Morrison, Butch Morrison, Dow Walker, Jarrett Walker, Bill Dyas, Tom Dyas and Neil Bush Jr.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.   

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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