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Record Last Updated On: 12/8/2016
Death Date: MAY/12/1936 Interment Date: MAY/15/1936 Birth Date: MAY/22/1855
Age at Death: 80y11m20d Cause of Death: CORONARY THROMBOSIS
Location at Death:  SAINT JOSEPH, MISSOURI
Physical Location at Death: 1918 SAVANNAH AVE
Sex: M Nativity: AMERICAN Ethnicity: CAUCASIAN
Occupation:collar maker for Wyeth Hardware co. retired May 12, 1936 at age 65
Military Branch: Military Rank: War Service:
Other Special Distinctions/Memberships:
Child of: George F Garrett & unknown
Spouse of: Anna Eliza Garner
Mother of:
Father of: Edith Elizabeth Garrett, William Frederick Garrett, George Washington Garrett, Sarah Agnes Garrett, Anna Mildred Garrett
Other Known Relatives:
Brief Biography: From Obituary - W. W. GARRETT IS DEAD Had been employed by Wyeth Hardware Firm for 65 years. William W. Garrett, eighty-one years old, the oldest employee of the Wyeth Hardware and Manufacturing Company, both in age as well as years of service, died shortly before noon today at his home, 1918 Savannah avenue. Mr. Garrett became ill this morning while on his way to work. He returned to his home and died a few hours later. Death was due to heart trouble. Mr. Garrett was born in Bastrop, Louisiana, and came to St. Joseph in 1870. He entered the employ of the Wyeth Hardware company at the age of sixteen years, and only recently had completed sixty-five years of active service with the company. In 1920, he was given a dinner by the company and presented with a gold watch for the completion of fifty years connection with the firm. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna E. Garrett; three daughters, Mrs. Robert Hopkins and Mrs. James Drais, St. Joseph, and Mrs. Fred Vollmer, Miami, Florida, and a son, William F. Garrett, Seattle Wash. Mr. Garrett was a member of the first Methodist Episcopal Church and the Knights of Pythias. The body is at Meierhoffer's mortuary.
Tombstone Material: Granite Tombstone Shape: N/A Tombstone Condition: Excellent
Vault Type: Burial Number: 11413  
Mausoleum: Ashes:  
Other Relatives in Plot: Wife Anna Eliza Garner Garrett Elizabeth F Garrett
Lot Owner: J.W.GARRETT
Lot Location: W1/2 OF S1/2 3
Block Location: 2
Section/Range Location: C
GPS Coordinates:
Funeral Home City/State: SAINT JOSEPH, MISSOURI
Cost of Interment: 7.00 Date Paid: 05/30/36
Photo(s) of Tombstone:

William Washington Garrett
Courtesy Of:Blair Carmichael

William Washington Garrett
Courtesy Of:Blair Carmichael
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