garrettGREENVILLE, KY - Mr. Shellie Ray Garrett, 91 of Greenville, KY died on Friday night, January 13, 2012 at 9:15 pm in the Lucy Smith King Care Center Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY after a brief illness. He was born on May 14, 1920 in Greenville, KY the son of Bob and Annett Garrett. He was a WWII veteran serving in the South Pacific and Japan. He was an active member of New Paradise Baptist Church in Greenville and was a Gideon.  He was the owner and operator of Greenville Interior Decorating for 20 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nola Mazine Cary Garrett,  wife Electa Lee Smith Garrett , granddaughter Janet Garrett, brothers Joe Garrett, Odell Garrett and Sisters, Lonell Garrett, Estelle Cook.

He is survived by:
His wife:
      Lillian Parham Garrett of Greenville, KY    
Two Sons:
      Eddie R. (Scarlet) Garrett of Henderson, KY
    Jimmy G. (Teresa) Garrett of Nashville, TN
Two Grandchildren
    Karen (Jim) Langlois of Nashville, TN
    Shelly (Anthony) Roy of Corydon, KY
Two Step Grandchildren
     Kristopher (Stephanie) Rice of Newburgh, IN
     Heather Rice of Evansville, IN
Three Great Grandchildren
     Garrett Langlois, Bryanna Roy, A.J. Roy
Five Step Great Grandchildren
     Hunter Rice, Shelby Rice, Riley Rice, Austin Fisher, Arian Boatman

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 11:00 am from New Paradise Baptist Church in Greenville, KY by Reverend Tim Adcock. Burial will be held in Friendship Cemetery in Greenville, KY with military honors.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 15, 2012 between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY and on Monday after 10:00 am at New Paradise Baptist Church in Greenville.

Contributions can be made to Gideon’s International.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net

Posted on 2/2/14

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