OBITUARY

Betty Garrett Brummett

June 9, 1934April 24, 2021
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Betty Garrett Brummett, age 86, of Smryna, Tennessee passed away on April 24, 2021. She was born on June 9, 1934 in Pickett County, Tennessee to the late Nora and Ethan Garrett. Betty is also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Howard Boyce Brummett; brothers, William Flemming Garrett, Samuel Franks Garrett, and Charles Faix Garrett; and sisters, Ruth Garrett, Beth Garrett, and Peggy Bess Hall. She is survived by children, Deborah Rigsby (Earl), Susan Brummett, and John Brummett; grandchildren, Leslie Osing (Scott), Julia Earles (Paul) Jennifer Moore (Josh), Wesley Brummett, and Christian Brummett; and great-grandchildren, Brooklynn Fletcher, Blaine Maxwell, and Cameron Earles.

A graduate of Pickett County High School, Betty worked many jobs throughout her life, but truly excelled at partnering with the love of her life Howard in the success of the Nashville franchise of Property Damage Appraisers. After more than 20 years in business, Betty and Howard retired, retreating to Dover, Tennessee where they enjoyed every day with friends and family.

Betty was a member of First Christian Church in Byrdstown, Tennessee where she and Howard were married. In recent years, she joined the Murfreesboro First Christian Church.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from six o’clock until eight o’clock at Roselawn Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at ten o’clock at Roselawn Funeral Home. Burial to follow at E.A. Garrett Cemetery in Byrdstown, Tennessee.

Services

  • A Gathering of Family and Friends

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life Service

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Memories

Betty Garrett Brummett

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KIM RICHARDS

April 28, 2021

Heaven received a special angel. I will cherish the memories of my times with Betty. This photo was taken in 2017 at our home in Austin. She and my Mom (Mary Guthrie) always brought the party with them when they traveled together. Betty was a jewel and will be greatly missed! Love and hugs all around!

Janet Morris

April 27, 2021

I was so blessed to be a part of Betty’s life . She was by far the nicest and sweetest woman not to mention the best boss I ever had in my life . She was a very strong woman. While I worked with her Howard she always made me feel like family , I remember going up to Dover and going boat riding with her and Howard and having soo much fun . She knew how to show everyone a good time . Just recently she went to lunch with me and we had us a margarita and she really enjoyed it . I never would have guessed it would have been the last time I would see her . Miss you so much my friend

Kevan Peer, amb.

April 26, 2021

Betty was a sweet encouraging spirit for Murfreesboro Christian Church (now called LifeLift Church, just across the highway from the funeral home). We will miss her joy and smile, and were saddened to hear that she had left for her rewards ahead. I was glad to see she had a full family still here. May the tribe of all who live like her be increased.

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