McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


Carrie Helen Lester Garrett, 81, formerly a long-time resident of Beaumont, Ky ,died April 24, 2013 at Canyon Cove Assisted Living in Orem, Ut. She was born on July 24, 1932 to the late Sanford Ezra Lester and Hylus Lee White Lester. She was preceded in death by her husband James Murison Garrett and four brothers, Murl, Tennison, Raymond and Wayne Lester.

"Helen" had a passion for cooking and fed numerous missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints of which she was a faithful member. Her church, her family, and her many neighbors and friends brought her much joy and contentment. She took great pride in keeping a nice home and also loved canning home-grown food and reading. In her later years, she kept busy as a home-health care-taker.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Diane Neal of Orem, UT ,her son, James Nathan Garrett (Freida), of Pembroke Pines, FL, sisters Juanita Miller and Hazel McFarland of Glasgow and brother Frank Lester of Willow Shade, She has 7 grandchildren and 10 great grand-children.

A viewing will be held at the McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade on Tuesday, April 30th from 2 to 7 and on Wednesday beginning at 11:30 am at the Glasgow ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 748 W. Cherry Street, Glasgow,after which funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm. Interment will be at the Summer Shade Cemetery.

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