Dennis W. Garrett, 67, of Taylorville, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:45 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born February 3, 1948 in Pana, IL, the Son of Walter Garrett and Caroline Elizabeth (Tudor) Brinkman. He married Jayne Perkins on May 29, 1971 in Pana, IL. He was the Executive Vice President for the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois and was a graduate of Millikin University. Dennis was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville, the Past President of the Taylorville YMCA and was a member of the Taylorville Optimist Club.
He is survived by his Wife: Jayne; Daughters: Kristen (Joe) Zueck of Georgia and Megan (Drew) Cofty of Georgia; Son: Nathan (Jennifer) Garrett of Indiana; Grandchildren: Caroline and Henry Zueck; June and Beau Cofty; Davis Garrett; Brother: Don Garrett of Tennessee; Many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Mother Caroline, Father Walter and Sister Barbara Fitzsimmons.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville 200 S. Walnut St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Mooseheart Charities 155 S. International Dr. Mooseheart, IL 60539-1100
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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