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Vanella G. Killebrew

November 24, 2019
Vanella G.  Killebrew
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Obituary for Vanella G. Killebrew

Vanella G. Killebrew, 81, died November 24, 2019.

On January 13, 1938, Van Ella “Van” Garrett was born to Mary Belle and Jeff Garrett. In this union Van would be the last child of 13 siblings preceding the death of her mother Mary Belle Turner Garrett. Van was then raised by sister Estell Garrett Williams following the death of her father Jeff Garrett.

Van, later in life would birth a son, (late) Timothy Garrett. Later on she would join union with (late) David Thomas in which two children would be born, (late) Cassandra Garrett and Tina Garrett. Three sisters children, (late) Virginia Halbert, Carl Halbert and Yvonne Halbert. Through marriage later on in life a daughter, Kevita Killebrew was born to the (late) Johnnie Killebrew.

Van will always be remembered for opening her heart and home with her beautiful personality, her sassy and witty attitude, along with her sarcastic style. Van shared her life with many through her services at the “Goodwill Homes Community Center”. She would later join The State of Tennessee family, “Department Human Services” and “The Department Children Services” in which she would serve and touch the lives of many.

To cherish and remember all the good times with Van, she leaves her Son Carl Halbert, daughters Tina Garrett, Kevita Dockery all of Memphis. One brother Lawrence Garrett of Memphis, a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Van would now join union with two children who preceded her death Timothy Garrett, and Cassandra Garrett Driver.

Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Society, Tel. (901)377-3543.

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Memorial

Saturday

7

Dec

2:00 PM 12/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Inurnment

Saturday

7

Dec

3:00 PM 12/7/2019 3:00:00 PM
Serenity Columbarium and Memorial Garden - Rotunda

1622 Sycamore View Rd.
Memphis , TN 38134

Serenity Columbarium and Memorial Garden - Rotunda
1622 Sycamore View Rd. Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Repast

Saturday

7

Dec

4:00 PM 12/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
Serenity Place

1648 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Place
1648 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

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Location

Serenity Columbarium and Memorial Garden - Rotunda Final Resting Place

1622 Sycamore View Rd.
Memphis , TN 38134

1622 Sycamore View Rd. Memphis 38134 TN
United States
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