George W. Garrett

STILLMAN VALLEY – George W. Garrett, 82, of Stillman Valley passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019. He was born Aug. 18, 1936 in Painton, Mo., the son of Oscar and Myrtle (Gross) Garrett.

George was raised on a cotton farm and had many challenges in his life which he faced head on. These experiences molded him into an amazing man. George married the love of his life, Shirley Spray, on July 13, 1955. He had an incredible work ethic. George never met a stranger, you were a friend for life. He enjoyed traveling and would often run into people he knew along the way. He also was an avid fisherman. George was best known for his famous and delicious chicken noodle soup that he made from scratch. Most of all, George loved his family and the time he spent with them. George was Superman! He will be sorely missed and forever in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

Survived by his beloved wife, Shirley; children, Hazel (Greg) Hayton, George “Bob” (Diane) Garrett, Gerald Garrett and Paul (Pat) Garrett; 9 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; 5 siblings; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Shirley Spray; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Jacob Shawn Garrett and 8 siblings.

Cremation rites accorded with Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a cause to be determined. Share online condolences at



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