Mr. Coley Garrett, Jr.


Mr. Coley Garrett, Jr. of Crawfordville, Florida and formerly of Marianna passed away peacefully at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on April 30th after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Cancer. He was 77 years old.

Coley was born in Jackson County, Florida on November 14, 1945. He is the son of the late Coley and Alberta Garrett. Coley was the fifth child of eight children.

Coley later moved to Miami, Florida, where he met and married his wife Mary A. Garrett of 39 years. Married on June 6, 1983, Coley and Mary combined their families, and share seven children between them.

Coley and Mary retired to Crawfordville, Florida. Coley was a Commercial Truck Driver, avid fisherman and great mechanic. Coley lived to see his children’s children’s children!

Coley is survived by his wife Mary, older sister Nellie Garrett Black, seven children, 11 grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren.

A public viewing will be Friday, May 5th at Peoples Funeral Home Chapel from 3-7p.m.

A Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, May 6th at 2p.m. at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church where Reverend Dwight Cockerham, Sr. is Pastor and Reverend Freddie Roulhac will be officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.


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