James Edward Mutt Garrett, 94, of Lexington died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Alleghany County, he was a son of the late J.E. Garrett and Minnie Grant Garrett.

James attended the Kerrs Creek Baptist Church and served his country with the U.S. Navy. He loved to hunt, enjoyed farming and tending to his cow/calf operation.

Surviving are his wife, Louise Isabel McMullen Garrett; children, Sheila G. McCurdy (Mark), Barbara G. Walker and Norma Jean Teaford (Terrall); five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Nov. 24, at Kerrs Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Bryan Volpe officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Kerrs Creek Fire Department, 2880 W. Midland Trail, Lexington, VA 24450 or Kerrs Creek Baptist Church, 66 Franks Lane, Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements were by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G

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