Leon Foster Garrett

Male 1921 - 2004  (83 years)


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  • Name Leon Foster Garrett 
    Born 10 Jan 1921  Center, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 May 2004  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary:
      LEON F. GARRETT

      ADA -- Services for Leon Foster Garrett, 83, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd Kaiser officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

      Mr. Garrett died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1921, at Center to John Pluto and Rae Lanham Garrett. He attended Center Elementary School and graduated from Vanoss High School.

      He married Modena Ricketts Dec. 9, 1941, in Gaar Corner.

      He was a meter man for Mobil Oil Co., formerly Magnolia Oil Co., retiring in 1982 with more than 31 years of service.

      He was a member of Southwest Church of Christ.

      Survivors include his wife, Modena Garrett, of the home; two daughters, Cheryl Williamson, Houston, Texas, and Penny Andrews and husband Pat, San Antonio, Texas; brother, O. D. Garrett and wife Thelma, Ada; three grandchildren, Shanna Herbert and husband Brian, Dodge City, Kan., Sean Andrews and wife Leigh, San Antonio, and Sheri Boggess and husband Sean, Phoenix, Ariz.; five great-grandchildren, Brianna Herbert, Marissa Herbert, Kaden Herbert, Garrett Andrews and Lauren Andrews.

      Bearers are Keith Nail, Lewis Winters, Don Blankenship, Eugene Cannon, Brent Lowe and Bruce Dennis.

      Criswell Funeral Home, Ada
    Buried 10 May 2004  Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I282  Root Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2011 

    Father John Pluto Garrett,   b. 18 Aug 1886, Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1950, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Rae Lanham,   b. 17 Jan 1898, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1980, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1914  Boggy Depot, Atoka County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
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