Garrett Lee Barnwell, 74, of Hendersonville died Sunday, July 5, 2009 at his home following a brief illness. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Roy Travis Barnwell Sr. and Lula M. Barnwell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers Herman Edgar Barnwell and Roy Travis Barnwell, Jr.
He was a graduate of Flat Rock High School and served in the US Air Force for 4 years. For over 21 years, he was employed by Coca Cola. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving is his wife Margaret Jean Barnwell; a son Franklin Lee Barnwell; stepsons David Griffin and wife Susan of Mooresville and Mark Griffin of Huntersville; a sister Rebecca B. Murray and husband Willie of Statesville; a brother Billy James Barnwell and wife JoAnne of Crystal River, Fla.; grandchildren Christopher Barnwell of the home, and Michael and Matthew Griffin of Mooresville.
A cryptside service will be held at 11:00am Tuesday at the mausoleum of Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. David Honeycutt will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Monday at Shuler Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792