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Willis “Will” Garrett

Written by on April 29, 2021

A Celebration of Life for Willis “Will” Garrett, of Memphis, MO will be held at the Old Memphis Lake on Saturday afternoon, 5/1 at  2:00 P.M. with Military honors being provided.

Willis passed away Wednesday evening, 4/8/2020, at his home in Memphis and cremation rites were accorded. There will be a time of sharing memories and everyone is welcome to attend.

Survivors include his wife: Carol Garrett of Memphis; children: Anthony (missy) Garrett, of Ottumwa, Iowa, Sabrina (Dustin) Garrett of Ottumwa, Iowa, Gregory (Ashely) Garrett of Oxford, Michigan, Katherine (Jarred) Walter of Kirksville, Missouri, Michael Garrett of Kirksville, Missouri, and Sarah Garrett and fiance’ Zakery Garrison of Washington, Iowa; twenty grandchildren; two great grandchildren and one on the way; sisters: Benita Garrett of Memphis, Lois  Edgar of Edgewood, Texas, and Peggy Garrett of Kirksville, MO; brother-in-laws: Richard (Elaine) Briggs of Memphis, Paul (Debbie) Briggs of Memphis, Tony (Terri) Briggs of Memphis, and Garry (Pat) Briggs of Memphis; sister-in-law, Sherry Briggs of Memphis and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Garrett family by logging onto Payne’s website at

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis