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Benjamin Harrison Garrett

Birth
Death
24 Jul 1955 (aged 66)
Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA Add to Map
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The obituary of Benjamin Harrison Garrett as published in the July 28, 1955, issue of The Mountain Eagle:

Benjamin H. Garrett Dies of Injuries

Benjamin Harrison Garrett passed from this life on Sunday, July 24th 1955 at the Sharon Heights Hospital, Jenkins, Ky.
He was the son of Elbert and Nancy Thomas Garrett and was born on Jan. 16, 1889, being 66 years, 6 months, 8 days of age at his death. He was married to Susan Allen who preceeded him in death, and to them was born four children. Later in life, he was married to Allie Caudill and to them was born nine children. He is survived by his widow and seven children, Nancy Hannon of Cincinnati, Ohio; Rachael Staccy of Ary, Ky.; Elma Litteral, Williamson, W. Va., Edison Whitesburg; Harrison, Jr., Lexington, Ky. Orville, Sandlick, and Dorothy Jane Rogers of California; two brothers, Wess Amburgey, of Ison, Ky.; and Manuel Amburgey of Thornton, Ky., and one sister, Mrs. Cindy Taylor of Colson, Ky.

Mr. Garrett was injured in a car wreck on the 7th of July near Paintsville, Ky. He was a retired miner and had been a member of the Regular Baptist Church, since 1949. He served his country as a soldier in World War I and was injured at that time, and received two citations for acts of bravery.

Uncle Harrison, as he was known to his many friends, always had a friendly word and a handshake for everyone he met. He was a devoted Christian, a wonderful father and a fine friend. His death came as a sad shock to his loved ones and many friends.

Funeral services were held at the Thornton Regular Baptist Church, Mayking, Ky., on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. with Elders Ray Collins and others officiating. Burial in Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, with the Craft Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.
The obituary of Benjamin Harrison Garrett as published in the July 28, 1955, issue of The Mountain Eagle:

Benjamin H. Garrett Dies of Injuries

Benjamin Harrison Garrett passed from this life on Sunday, July 24th 1955 at the Sharon Heights Hospital, Jenkins, Ky.
He was the son of Elbert and Nancy Thomas Garrett and was born on Jan. 16, 1889, being 66 years, 6 months, 8 days of age at his death. He was married to Susan Allen who preceeded him in death, and to them was born four children. Later in life, he was married to Allie Caudill and to them was born nine children. He is survived by his widow and seven children, Nancy Hannon of Cincinnati, Ohio; Rachael Staccy of Ary, Ky.; Elma Litteral, Williamson, W. Va., Edison Whitesburg; Harrison, Jr., Lexington, Ky. Orville, Sandlick, and Dorothy Jane Rogers of California; two brothers, Wess Amburgey, of Ison, Ky.; and Manuel Amburgey of Thornton, Ky., and one sister, Mrs. Cindy Taylor of Colson, Ky.

Mr. Garrett was injured in a car wreck on the 7th of July near Paintsville, Ky. He was a retired miner and had been a member of the Regular Baptist Church, since 1949. He served his country as a soldier in World War I and was injured at that time, and received two citations for acts of bravery.

Uncle Harrison, as he was known to his many friends, always had a friendly word and a handshake for everyone he met. He was a devoted Christian, a wonderful father and a fine friend. His death came as a sad shock to his loved ones and many friends.

Funeral services were held at the Thornton Regular Baptist Church, Mayking, Ky., on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. with Elders Ray Collins and others officiating. Burial in Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, with the Craft Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.


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