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Rex Garrard

June 26, 1937 — February 15, 2024

Rex Garrard was born on June 26, 1937 in Hardin County, Tennessee, the son of the late Hardin Garrard and Marie Rhodes Frazier.

On January 23, 1965, he was united in marriage to Carolyn Sue Paulk Garrard, who preceded him in death on November 06, 2012.

Rex was an Engineer for Alter Barge Line for 30 plus years. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Savannah, Tennessee.

Rex departed this life on February 15, 2024 in Collierville, Tennessee at the age of 86 years, 7 months, and 20 days. 

He is survived by his daughter, Stacy Rexanna Garrard Freeman (Kevin Lee) of Southaven, Mississippi; half brother, Kenneth Frazier of Savannah, Tennessee; grandchild, Chase Lee Freeman (Julie Rebecca); and great grandchildren, Emily Claire Freeman and Macy Elizabeth Freeman.

In addition to his parents and wife, Rex was preceded in death by his brother, Ben Hardin Garrard.

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Visitation

Monday, February 19, 2024

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 19, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Memory Gardens of Hardin County

17361 TN-69, Savannah, TN 38372

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Interment

Monday, February 19, 2024

Memory Gardens of Hardin County

17361 TN-69, Savannah, TN 38372

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