Raymond (Rod) Garrett passed away Sunday, May 17, 1942 at the home of his brother, Richard Garrett at Jacksonville near Medford. For a year
Rod had lived with his brother and recently had been working on the construction of a new army contonment.He had been in poor health and was oppressed by personal worries and death came from a bullet fired from a high power rifle in his own hands. The body was brought to Enterprise by Richard Garrett and Cecil Osborne and funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at the Flora Methodist church and burial was in Flora Cemetery. Rev. O.M. Adams of the Enterprise Congregation church officiated.
Raymond Walker Garrett was born at Flora, Nov 20, 1907 a son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Garrett He lived at Flora and Enterprise in his young manhood and had been away from here for sometime. He was married to Leona Chetwood and they had no children.
He was survived by his widow and six brothers and sisters; Eddie Garrett of Flora, Edgar Garrett of Kennewick, Wash, Richard Garrett of Jacksonville, Mrs. Lila Botts and Mrs. Neva Botts of Flora and Mrs. Cecil Osborne of Lakeview and also by and uncle, Pelham Garrett, pioneer resident of Flora. Rod was a friendly and generous and his sudden death is regretted by many.
Contributed By Julie Botts