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James "Jimmy" Garrett

May 7, 1943 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 78)


James “Jimmy” William Garrett was born on May 7, 1943 to William H. and Nettie I. Garrett in Luxora, Arkansas. He passed away January 29, 2022 at Texarkana, Texas.

Jimmy lived in Chicago, Illinois before making his home in Idabel. Most people remember him from Garrett's Fina, where he always had a smile and a witty comment. He never met a stranger and was loved by many.

He married the love of his life, Sharon Woodrum, on June 18, 1963. They shared 55 years together before Sharon passed away in February of 2019. Now, they are reunited for eternity.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and in-laws: Alton and Mozelle Woodrum, siblings: Glenda Murray, Carol June Winship, Sherry Garrett, Larry Garrett, David Garrett and Kathy Kennedy.

He survived by his children: Jill and John Martin of Idabel, Bo and Cassy Garrett of Garvin, Josh and Melissa Garrett of Durant and Justin Garrett of Crystal Lake, Illinois; Grandkids: Michael Martin, Ashton Martin, Emilee Martin, Breanna Garrett and Taylor Garrett; Great Grandkids: Kalia Martin and Kinley Martin; Siblings: Patsy and Harvey Grace, Johnny and Linda Garrett, Darrell Garrett, Danny "Boone" Garrett, Jerry Wayne Garrett, Dianne and Mark Walkup, Michael and Gabrielle Garrett; family that he and Sharon adopted and loved dearly: Raymond, Telisha, Karrigen, Peyton and Raylee Allen; numerous other relatives and many friends. 

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 5, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Idabel with Bro. Cole Bryan officiating. 


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Celebration of Life
February 5, 2022

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church (Idabel)

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