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Obituary for Betty Garrett (Mitchell)

Betty Mitchell Garrett, 92, of Jefferson, TX, formerly of Sherrill, AR, died Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the Magnolia Place in Jefferson. She was born March 21, 1928, in Paragould, AR, to Shubie and Mabel Caldwell Mitchell. She was a graduate of Paragould High School, and Arkansas State Teacher’s College in Conway. She was an elementary teacher, antique dealer, and managed the family farm. She was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff, and often assisted with her son’s Boy Scout troop when they were growing up.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall B. Garrett and her brothers, Billy and Gomer Mitchell.

She is survived by two sons, Chris Garrett and wife, Lorraine, and Mitchell Garrett; three grandchildren, Beth Garrett, Matthew Garrett, and Whitney Yarbrough; and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Graceland Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors.

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