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Linda Sue Garrett, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully and surrounded by love after courageously battling Leukemia. Linda, known as Mimi to her grandchildren, was born on August 20, 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina to Archie Earl Brasel and Katherine Kesterson Brasel. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Treadwell High School. She married the love her life, Walter Garrett, in 1963 and devoted herself to being a loyal wife and active and loving mother to her three cherished sons. Because of Walter's work, the family relocated several times, and ultimately settled in San Antonio, Texas. Exceptionally skilled at cooking, she warmed many hearts around her table, and she brought great joy to the lives of her grandchildren with her sense of play and warmth. Linda will be remembered for her loving spirit, her endless devotion to her family and friends, her wonderful sense of humor, and her kind heart. Her courage in the face of her illness has been an inspiration to all who knew her. She dedicated her life to serving her family and the Lord, and she will be sorely missed by all of those who love her so dearly. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Donnie Brasel. Linda is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Walter Garrett; sons, Brad Garrett (Julie), Grant Garrett (Rachel), Michael Todd Garrett (Angela); sister Martha Walker (Stan); brother Edward Brasel (Mary); 9 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels North. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Fred J. Tips Mausoleum Chapel at Mission Burial Park North. 20900 IH-10 West, San Antonio, Texas, 78257. Interment will follow at Mission Burial Park North. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
at www.stjude.org. You may sign the on-line guestbook at www.missionparks.com under the obituary section.
Published in Express-News on Jan. 24, 2012