Charles Adrian Garrett

Charles Adrian Garrett, 100, died Jan. 29, 2013, in Warrior. He was born in Shelby County, Ala., and moved to Warrior in 1991, coming from Vero Beach. He retired from the automotive industry. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 554th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company (Tanks) in the European Theater. He was a member of Gardendale Presbyterian Church. He belonged to the Civitas Club and was a Boy Scout leader and Sunday school teacher. Survivors include his sons, Ray Garrett of Warrior and Charles Garrett of Vero Beach; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 77 years, Mary Evelyn. Memorial contributions may be made to Gardendale Presbyterian Church, 200 Tarrant Road, Gardendale, AL 35071. Services: Private services were Feb. 4 in Gardendale. Arrangements were by Gardendale Rideout's Chapel in Alabama.

Published in the TC Palm on Feb. 6, 2013