Thomas "Tom" Garrett

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    - Odella Sanborn
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    - Susan Stankovic
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    - Nicole Leslie
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    - Molly Miner ( previously Butler)
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Service Information
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

May 11, 1939 ~ March 22, 2011

Tom Garrett passed away in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Nashville, TN to Walton and Martha Love Garrett. He attended Madison High School and then graduated with his BS degree from MTSU.
Tom met Sandra Hoffman in grade school and they married in the fall of 1960. The couple moved to Germany where Tom was a 1st LT in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Garrett is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandra H. Garrett; the couples three children and their spouses: Lea-Anne (Garrett) and Scott Hucke, Portland, OR, Tom and Shannon Garrett, Puyallup, WA, Melissa (Garrett) and Bryan Witherwax, Seattle, WA; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five siblings and their spouses and families: Jimmy and Jane Garrett, Donelson, TN, Henry Garrett Albany, GA Betty B. and Bill Woodard, Springfield, TN, Anne and Jerry Rittenberry, Madison, TN, Nan and Tom Batey, Gallatin, TN.
A service celebrating Tom's life will be held Sat., April 16, from 3:00-5:00 at the Red Cross Room, 605 Barnes St., Vancouver, WA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Ray Hickey Hospice House, Vancouver, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 13, 2011
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