Thomas E. Garrett, 65, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center.
Born on Feb. 26, 1955, Thomas was a lifetime resident of Spring City. He attended Spring City High School and served in the U. S. Army. Thomas worked for Shaw Industries for several years, but spent most of his working career at Polyloom Corporation in Dayton. He liked to repair cars when he was younger. Thomas was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gardner E. and Nora Agnes Henderson Garrett Sr.; brother, Clyde Garrett; sisters, Janie Palmer and Linda Hayes; niece, Amber Ivey; and longtime companion, Lisa Ezell.
Survivors include his children, Jessica (Randy) Sharp and Joshua (Natsha) Ellis, both of Spring City; brothers, Gardner E. Garrett Jr., of Evensville, and David Garrett, of Georgianna, Ala.; sisters, Faye Campbell, of Spring City, Anna Jones, of Norfolk, Va., Mary Monday, of Talladega, Ala., and Kathy Ivey, of Knoxville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Kailee and Austin Couch; several other grandchildren; and special nephew, Jerry Hayes.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Rev. George Thrash officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.vaughn-funeral-home.com to share memories and condolences with the family of Thomas Garrett.