Judith Grizzard Garrett, age 86, of Clarksville, TN passed away May 20, 2017. She was born and raised in Clarksville. She was a housewife, mother of five children and a resource librarian at Austin Peay State University, retiring at age eighty. After raising five children, she went back to school at age 52 and obtained a college degree.
She is preceded in death by her parents Kenneth Thornton and Lucille Johnson Grizzard, son Joseph Andrew Garrett, and brother Kenneth Thompson Grizzard.
She is survived by her sons Steven Leon (Marilyn) Garrett and Dr. Michael (Lisa) Garrett of Clarksville, TN; daughters Lucy Jane (Joe) Lynch of Lexington, KY, and Frances Jan Garrett of Tampa, FL; brother Dr. Henry Thompson (Tom) Grizzard (Carolyn); fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday May 24, 2017 from 11:00a.m. until 2:00p.m. at Gateway Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday May 24, 2017 at 2:00p.m. at Gateway Funeral Home with Brother Roger Freeman officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Arrangements by Gateway Funeral Home, 335 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN. 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made at www.gatewayfh.com.