Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA


Barbara Wright Garrett

September 25, 1933June 12, 2020

Barbara Wright Garrett, 86, of Madison Heights, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the loving wife of Albert Daniel Garrett, Jr. for 69 years.

Born on September 25, 1933 in Amherst County, she was the last of 12 children of the late Benjamin Leonard Wright and the late Mary Scott Wright. Barbara worked for many years as the manager of Baldwins before going to work for the City of Lynchburg. She was an amazing cook and enjoyed working in her garden, canning and watching the hummingbirds. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her pickles and Wednesday and Sunday meals will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Albert Daniel Garrett, Jr.; son, Dan Garrett, III (Becky); daughter, Sharon Cash (Ricky); four grandchildren, Carrie Randall (Tim), Corey Cash (Kasie), Jenny Brown (Ben), and Daniel Garrett (Rachel); seven great grandchildren, Caleigh, Avery, Addison, Kadynce, Parker, Killian, and Paisley; and numerous other family members and friends.

Friends may pay their respects from 9-5 on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

A private graveside service will be held for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Gleaning for the World, PO Box 645, Concord, VA 24536 (www.gftw.org/donate) or to Northminster Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 106 Clearview Rd., Madison Heights, VA 24572.


  • Gleaning for the World
  • Northminster Evangelical Presbyterian Church


  • Open Time to Pay Respects

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Barbara Wright Garrett

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Donna Guthrie

June 15, 2020

So very sorry to hear of Bobbie's passing. I had the pleasure of working with her and getting to know her and all of her sweet family. Please accept my condolences as I pray for peace and comfort for her family. With much Love, Donna S. Guthrie

Connie & A.D. Massie

June 13, 2020

May God wrap His loving and comforting arms around your family - may He strengthen them and keep them through the coming days. Sharon, you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers - so very sorry for your loss.