BOSSIER CITY- Graveside services for Lena Jewell Garrett, 68, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Old Town Cemetery in Haynesville, LA. Officiating will be Rev. Lisa Garrett. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel.
Lena was born in Cullen, LA on November 24, 1944. She passed away in Shreveport on February 25, 2013. She was a resident of Bossier City, and a Baptist. She was employed at the El Dorado as a card dealer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clinton Carter; mother, Edna Mae Carter Ware; step father, Brodie Ware; brother, James S. Carter and wife, Gay J. Carter; sister, Cynthia Diann Carter; niece, Donna Carter and nephew, Joseph Carter.
She is survived by her sons, Walter E. Garrett, Jr and wife, Lesley, Richard R. Garrett, II, and wife, Ann; grandchildren, Brandon, Thomas and Richard R. Garrett, III; brother, Eulous Carter and wife, Gerri; nieces, Sami Jo Stephenson and husband, David and Jenessa Hicks and husband, Garron; nephew, Jamie S. Carter and wife, Pam; great-nieces, Remi Jo Stephenson and Kylee Jo; great-nephew, James "Dusty" Carter.
Pallbearers will be James Carter, Ricky Garrett, Nathan Bradbury, David Stephenson, Thomas Garrett and Garron Hicks.