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Perry Rebecca Milby Garrett
August 8, 1929 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Perry Rebecca Milby Garrett, 94, of Bardstown, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2024. She was born on August 8, 1929 in Greensburg, Kentucky. She was a retired teacher for Nelson County Schools, a member of University of Kentucky Alumni Association, an alumni member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, a member of the Nelson County Retired Teachers Association, a volunteer for Flaget Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, a member of Bardstown Optimist Club, and an active member and Elder of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Bardstown. She had a long and fulfilling career as a biology teacher at Bloomfield and Nelson County High Schools. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Landon Garrett Jr.; her parents, Clem O’Connell Milby and Christina Marshall Milby of Greensburg; and her brother, O'Connell Milby of Greensburg. Perry is survived by her five sons: Walter Marshall Garrett (Frandy) of Garner, North Carolina; William Gregory Garrett (Barb) of Mason, Ohio; George Montague Garrett of Nashville, Tennessee; David Todd Garrett MD (Anne W.) of Lexington, Kentucky; and Patrick Landon Garrett (Anne A.) of Nashville, Tennessee. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Perry is also survived by daughter-in-law Julie Wilson Garrett of Bardstown. Perry was especially proud of her twelve beloved grandchildren; Morgen Garrett-Langerlaan, Jason Garrett, Wilson Garrett, Lindsay Garrett, Joseph Garrett, Emily Garrett Crenshaw, Margaret Garrett Reilly, Daniel Garrett, Perry Garrett Reilly, Henry Garrett, William Garrett and Andrew Garrett. She attended Greensburg High School, graduating as Valedictorian with the class of 1947. She continued her education at the University of Kentucky where she met her late husband, Landon. Perry will be remembered for her passion for education, her deep love for her family, and her enduring faith. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, February 2, 2024, at First Christian Church in Bardstown. Prior to the service, visitation will be held at First Christian Church from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. A graveside service will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Bardstown. Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements