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Mrs. Jennie Lou Garrett (nee Mason), 97, formerly of Foster, Kentucky passed away at her residence on Friday, October 29, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Garrett, who died in 2001.


Jennie was born on January 17, 1924 in Lewis County, Kentucky to her parents the late Bill and Osa (nee Himes) Mason. Before retirement, she was employed by the United States Postal Service, having served as a clerk and acting postmaster in Foster, Kentucky and in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a member of the Foster Baptist Church.


She leaves behind two daughters, Betty Milner (Bill) and Shirley Etler as well as her grandchildren, Tammy Traylor (Joe), Rodney Milner (Regina), Scotty Milner (Tina), Sandy Etler, and Jeanie Ryan (David); and several great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her son Clinton Garrett, who died in 1975; five brothers; eight sisters; grandchildren Danny Etler and Sherrie Wheeler; and her brother-in-law, Fred Etler.


The funeral for Jennie will be at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Metcalfe-Hennessey Funeral Home in Augusta, Kentucky with Bro. John Hale presiding.


Interment will follow in the Lenoxburg Cemetery in Lenoxburg, Kentucky.


Visitation will also be on Friday at the funeral home from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


Memorials, if desired, are suggested to the Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US 68, Cynthiana, Kentucky, 41031.

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