Mrs Ruth Ann Garrett, 73, a resident of Henryetta, died Feb. 11, 2020 at her home in Henryetta. Mrs. Garrett was born June 22, 1946 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin to Ida Linnia (Larson) and Charles Marske. Ruth would move from Wisconsin to Oregon where she would live for about four years before moving with her parents to California where she graduated from one of the nations largest high schools, George Washington High School. After high school she attended Beauty School and worked as a cosmotologist and as a waitress in Mojave, Calif.
Ruth moved to Tahachapi, Calif., where she met he future husband James. After she and James they soon moved to Henryetta in 2002 where they would make their home. soon their children, Debbie would move to Henryetta from Tennessee, Bill would move from Maryland and Neal from Alabama.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents Ida and Charles.
She is survived by her husband James, of the home; two sons: William "Bill" Bische and Neal Garrett Lemmon; daughter: Debbie Garrett-Thomas all of Henryetta; grandchildren: Linnia, Courtney, Eric, Emily, Lacy, Ben, Lindzee, Leeza, LaRaya and Emma; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Alice and Evelyn both of California and a host of nieces nephews, other relatives and dear friends
Viewing will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 14, 2020 at Integrity Funeral Service
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at the First Church of the Nazarene, Henryetta with Pastor Tim Cole officiating. Services are under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.