Mr. George E. Garrett Jr., 68, of Purdy, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009, at his home. He was born May 31, 1941 in Monett, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Mildred M. Swearingen, December 28, 1984 in Miami, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death in January of 2009.
Mr. Garrett worked in highway construction.
George is survived by one daughter: Jackie Thompkins, of Liberty, Missouri; two brothers: John Garrett, of Wentworth, Mo., and Larry Garrett, of Pierce City, Mo.; two sisters: Dolly Fralish, of Albany, Ga., and Alma Jones, of Denver, Co.; and one grandson, Jeremy, of Neosho.
George was also preceded in death by one son: George E. Garrett III; and one brother: Leroy Garrett.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, November 16, 2009 at Purdy Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.bennettwormington.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett, Missouri.