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Marsha Lynn Watkins Garrett

A Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Marsha Lynn Watkins Garrett will be 6:00 P.M. Monday, June 22, 2020, at Rocky Valley Baptist Church, 5745 East Old Murfreesboro Road, Lebanon  with Bro. Jason Mull and Bro. Jason  Lohorn officiating.  Visitation one hour prior to the service.

Graveside services were held Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Garrett, age 67 of Lebanon passed away May 20, 2020, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Born September 18, 1952, in Austin, Texas, she is the daughter of the late James Alfred and Mildred Jean Paty Watkins.  She was a graduate of Lebanon High School, and a member of Rocky Valley Baptist Church.  She retired from University Medical Center where she had worked in the Purchasing Department for twenty years.

She is survived by her husband of nearly forty eight years, Larry G. Garrett; son, Jerry (Michelle) Garrett; daughter, Callie Jean (David) Shields; grandchildren: Sam (Ashley) Shields, Nathan Shields, Kimberly Shields, Larry James Shields, Joseph Garrett, Nella Garrett, and Maci Garrett; sister, Diane (Augie) Vastola; brother, James Anthony (Sheila) Watkins; several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Honorary pallbearers: Charles Scott, Augie Vastola, and Tommy Garrett.  Active pallbearers: Mike Hearn, David Shields, Sam Shields, Chris Oglesby, Irvin Boston, and Jerry Garrett.

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Messages for the Family

  1. Suzanne Mckinney says:
    My heartfelt condolences , Ms Marsha was a wonderful lady with a heart for God
    • Linda & Larry Ogle says:
      So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for you & the family.
    • Peggy S. Webber says:
      My condolences to Larry and Marsha’s family and extended family. I will forever hold my close friend’s memory in my heart.
  2. Jacqueline lyle says:
    She was a great person she will be missed so sorry for you loss prayers for the family
  3. Janice Williamson says:
    My sincerest condolences to the family. Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Marsha was a very sweet and loving person and will be missed.
    • Joanna Conder Haley says:
      Larry , I was so sorry to hear about Marsha. If you remember I worked with her at UMC hospital and she also worked with my son in purchasing department. Please no that you and all the family are in my thoughts and prayers for God to give you peace and wrap his loving arms around you.
  4. Shirley Hackett Carey says:
    I’m sorry to hear about Marsha. I didn’t know that ya’ll were sisters. She was such a sweet person. Wayne thought alot of her when they worked at UMC. My prayers are with you and the family. Her and Larry always looked like they were in love.
  5. Shirley Hackett Carey says:
    Larry, My heart goes out to you and the kids. Marsha was a very sweet person. Wayne enjoyed working with her. Praying for you.
  6. Tony Shelton says:
    Larry, my & Sue’s heart goes out to you and your family. Marsha always had a smile on her face and good words for everyone. Prayers going up for all of you.
  7. Mary Beth Malone says:
    Marsha was a sweet, gentle lady. She loved the Lord and served Him at every opportunity. Marsha loved the children of all ages, she sang in the choir every Sunday. She and Larry built and painted VBS decorations every year. She is home now, but she will be missed. Praying for you.
  8. Laverne Patterson Griffin says:
    So sorry for your loss ,prayers for all of you
  9. Gail (Ronnie) and Brittany Holley says:
    Cousin Larry and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all.
  10. Clyde & Wanda Hampton says:
    Sorry for your loss. Marsha was a great lady! Praying for the family.
    • Joyce Mitchell says:
      So sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are with your family in the days ahead.
  11. Belinda Haynes says:
    My heart hurts so much.
    I loved her so much.
    She was always there for me no matter what.
    Church will not he the same without her!!!
    Larry, Jerry and Callie I am so very sorry. If you need me for anything I am here for all of you.
    I love y’all.
  12. Pamela Westbrook says:
    Sending thoughts and prayer to Marsha’s family and friends. I worked in the Emergency Department at the hospital. Marsha always had a smile, a kind word and a happy supportive attitude no matter what the situation.
  13. Karen Moore says:
    Marsha is no doubt being held in her arms of Jesus. Marsha was always so kind to my family. She expressed love her smile to everyone she met. She minister to many kids at Rocky Valley which impacted many lives.
  14. Paul & Betty Leftrick says:
    Paul & I extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of Marsha’s family. This is such a shock. We pray peace and comfort that only our Lord can give. God bless you all.
  15. Jerry Smith says:
    Prayers Dear friends
  16. Karen Weaver says:
    Larry, I’m so sorry to hear about marsha. Such a wonderful person. Our prayers to you and your family.
  17. Karen Weaver says:
    This was such a shock! My heart goes out to you and your family. Marsha is a wonderful person, she will be missed.
  18. Bobby O Woolard says:
    Larry. i am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have known Marsha since I was a teen. May God bless you and yours and comfort you in this time of loss.
  19. Debbie and Kevin Carpenter says:
    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.