|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 2007|
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
Funeral services for Mrs. Melba Barrett Garrett, 81, of West Monroe, will be at 2:00PM Saturday, March 24, 2007, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home of West Monroe with Rev. Ricky Willis officiating. Burial will follow in Hasley Cemetery.
Mrs. Garrett attended Tulane University and was a graduate of Touro Infirmary. She was a member of the United States Army Cadet Nurses Corps and a retired Registered Nurse of Glenwood Regional Medical Center. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of West Monroe, the Ed Stinson Sunday School Class, and Cultura Book Club. Mrs. Garrett was an avid bridge player, and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her home was a favorite place for her grandsons' frequent visits for sweet tea and special meals.
Mrs. Garrett was preceded in death by her parents, Cam S. and Myrtie Barrett; sisters, Gladys Barrett Averitte, Katheryn Barrett Fisher, and Eula Barrett Aulds; brother, Cam S. Barrett, Jr.; and nephew, Jimmie Fisher.
Mrs. Garrett is survived by her husband of sixty years, L. Hodge Garrett; daughter, Melanie Garrett Colvin and husband Micheal; two grandsons, Garrett Micheal Colvin and Matthew Cox Colvin; a very dear and loving sister, Irma Barrett Cox, all of West Monroe; very special nieces, Linda Garrett Fentress and and husband Jack of Prince Edward Island, Canada, and Dianne Garrett Bruscato and husband Frank of Monroe; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Hollie Childress, Bud Jenkins, Charles Martin, Billy McClandon, Herb Scribner, and Jerry Sikes. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Frank Bruscato, Henry "Hank" Camp, Clyde Jordan, and Cecil Sinclair.
Visitation will be Saturday from 12:30PM until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of West Monroe.
Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Cam Smith Barrett (1887 - 1945)
Myrtie Whitlock Barrett (1889 - 1981)
Gladys Barrett Edwards Averett (1910 - 1996)*
Katheryn Barrett Fisher (1913 - 1992)*
Irma Barrett Cox (1915 - 2014)*
Cam Smith Barrett (1917 - 2005)*
C M Barrett (1919 - 1923)*
Eula Barrett Aulds (1923 - 1994)*
Melba Barrett Garrett (1926 - 2007)
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: May 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69896994
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