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Rosie Lee Garrett

November 14, 1942 — August 15, 2022

Kansas City, Kansas

Rosie Lee Garrett

 

 

Mrs. Rosie Lee “Rose” Garrett, daughter of the late Lonnie Williams and Josie Dean Brownlow- Williams was born November 14, 1942, in Leflore County, Mississippi. She attended Okolona Junior College   and later Rust College where she completed her    Bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She began her teaching career in New Madrid, MO in 1966. She taught in both the Illinois and Missouri Public Schools.

Rose later moved to Kansas City, Kansas where she opened Garrett’s Child Care and Tutoring and continued educating children of all ages for over 40 years until closing in 2013.

She was united in holy matrimony to Russell Garrett on  July 10, 1969.This union was blessed with two children, Konya Tyler and Kila-Kitu Garrett.

Mrs. Garrett was a devoted teacher. She enjoyed  cooking and spending time with family. She often opened her home to both family and friends alike in times of need. She was a great listener and always  provided positive words of wisdom, and a home  cooked meal.

Rose departed this life at home on Monday, August 15, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband,   Russell Garrett. Her beautiful life will forever by   cherished in the lives of her children: Konya (Sean) Tyler of Kansas City, KS and Kila-Kitu Garrett of    Arlington, TX; goddaughter, Yolanda Bayless of  Bolingbrook, IL; grandchildren, Airon Webb of Kansas City, KS and Airica Tyler of Arlington, TX; sister, Dorothy Chavers of Memphis, TN; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that she loved dearly.

Her influence will forever be cherished in the lives of everyone that knew her. She always reminded us to do what we can and not to worry about the rest. And remember, no matter what you are going through, things could always be worse.

 

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Saturday, August 27, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

St. Monica Catholic Church

1616 The Paseo, KCMO, MO 64108

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 27, 2022, Visitation will be from 9 A.M. - 10 A.M. with services beginning at 10 A.M. at St. Monica Catholic Church. Internment Highland Park Cemetery

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