Mr. Jackson Richard "J. R." Garrett

  • DIED: February 4, 2019
  • LOCATION: Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. Jackson Richard "J. R." Garrett, age 87, of Toccoa, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at Habersham Home West.

Born April 7, 1931in Mt. Airy, GA, he was the son of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Della A. Patterson Garrett.

He attended Bethel Holiness Church and was retired from the Stephens County Courthouse. J. R. loved going to church and he also enjoyed singing. He was a devoted husband and father and loved to spend time with his family.

Family members include his sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Garrett of Toccoa, Tim and Denise Garrett of Homer, Mark and Lori Garrett of Toccoa, and David Garrett of Toccoa; daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Sidney Motes of Toccoa; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Bobby Smith; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at three o'clock Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Ralph Goss and the Rev. Tim Garrett officiating.

Burial will follow at Stephens Memorial Gardens.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers; Seth DeLay, Levi Motes, Cameron Garrett, Ryan Garrett, Linden Roberts, and Clarence Roberts.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 6pm – 8pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Flowers are optional. Those desiring may make memorials to Hollywood Grove Church of God, 275 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Psalm 146:5,9 ”

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