Jake Garrett

Jake  Garrett

Jake Garrett of Yoakum, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the age of 90 years old.Jake was born January 18, 1928, in DeWitt County, to Jack Garrett and Mattie Vick Garrett.  He was a rancher and lived most of his life on the Jack Garrett homeplace.  He proudly served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Alaska.

Jake is survived by one sister, Minnie Mae Haney of Waco, TX; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and his faithful pet, Bo.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, A.G. Garrett, Charles Garrett, Earl Garrett, Ed Garrett, J.D. Garrett, Sylvan Garrett and sisters, Bessie Lee Hart, Inez Nobles, Margaret Malina, Martha Brandenburg.

The family extends heartfelt appreciation to Allan Stevens for his compassionate care and friendship.  Thanks also to his caregiver, Summer Wilson, Stevens Health Care & Rehab Center, and Accolade Hospice of Yoakum for their care.

A Memorial Service will be held April 25, 2018 at Hebron Baptist Church, Yoakum, Texas at 10:30 am. Luncheon to Follow.

Memorials:   County Line Cemetery Endowment Association (1201 East Gonzales St., Yoakum 77995) or American Legion Sweet Home Post 571 (PO Box 26, Sweet Home, TX 77987).