Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Copeland Garrett, age 89, of Livingston will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2016 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. James Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Okolona Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Saturday evening from 5 until 9 p.m. & on December 4, 2016 from 10 a.m. until time of services at the Livingston Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Garrett passed from this life on Thursday evening, December 1, 2016 in the comfort of her home. She was born in Overton County on April 7, 1927 to the late M. A. & Georgia Murphy Copeland. She was Methodist in faith. Mrs. Ruth enjoyed working in her many flowers and loved collecting rocks of all shapes, sizes and colors. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, and keeping busy.
She is survived by her son, Mark Garrett & wife, Sue of Livingston; daughter, Patricia Garrett of Livingston; grandchildren, Matt Garrett & wife, Kaci of Cookeville, James Cantrell & wife, Kim of Livingston, Samantha Head Dempsey & husband, Rodney of Virginia Beach, VA, & Chris Head & wife, Rebecca of Columbia, TN; great-grandchildren, Cody Cantrell, Lane & Sadie Garrett, William Head & Jack Dempsey; along with a special friend, Lebert Haney of Cookeville.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Lillard Keith Garrett.
Pallbearers to serve are Matt Garrett, James & Cody Cantrell, and Chris, William, & Daniel Head.
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