Volume 52, Number 41

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 8, 2015


Bessie Opal Moon Garrett
November 28, 1933 - August 17, 2010

Opal (Moon) Garrett, 76, 1134
North Ave., Tallmadge, OH
and formerly of Pickett Co.,
passed away Tuesday, August
17, 2010 at
Heather Knoll
of Summitt
Co. Nursing
Home in Tallmadge,
She was
born Nov. 28,
1933 in Byrdstown
to the
late Spencer
and Bertha
(Conatser) Moon and lived
most of her life in Akron, OH.
Mrs Garrett was a homemaker
and caregiver and was
a longtime member of the
Cathedral of Tomorrow
She is survived by one
daughter, Debbie Spencer &
husband, Fred of Tallmadge,
OH; one son, Lyndon Garrett
& wife, Kim of Akron, OH;
five sisters, Dorothy Tompkins
of Byrdstown; Cora Storie
& husband, Walden of
Springboro, OH; Illene West
of Pall Mall; Norma Qualls &
husband, Doyle of Seabrook,
S.C.; and Betty Barton & husband,
John of Beaufort, S.C.;
two sister-in-laws, Hellen
Moon of Pall Mall and Burneice
Moon of AR; two brotherin-
laws, Dennis Tompkins of
Akron, OH and Bill Beaty of
Maryville, TN; five grandchildren,
Chelsea Garrett, Jenna,
Maxwell, Natalie and Donald
Spencer. She is also survived
by many nieces, nephews,
other family members and
friends. Other than her parents
she is preceded in death
by five sisters, Vonnie Gibson,
Fonzie Tompkins, Roxie
Moon, Nora Mullins and Nell
Beaty; three brothers, Jay,
Willie and Tommy Moon; four
brothers-in-laws, Glen Tompkins,
Virgil Mullins, Jay West
and Glee Gibson.
Funeral services were held
Saturday, August 21, at
Brown Funeral Chapel with
burial at Mt. Era Cemetery
and Bro. Arnold Moon officiating.
Pallbearers included
Chelsea Garrett, Jenna
Spencer, Maxwell Spencer,
Natalie Spencer, Donald
Spencer and Fred Spencer.
Special care provided by
Brown Funeral Chapel of


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