Johnny Boyd Garrett


Johnny Boyd Garrett, age 78, of Cartersville, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was born in Bryant, AL, lived most of his life in North Georgia and was of the Church of God Faith. He was employed by Bartow Co. Landfill for the past 11 years. Johnny enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing guitars and listening to old country music. He  never met a stranger. Johnny was a loving son, father, brother and uncle, who will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Hubert Elmer Garrett and siblings, Clarence and Wayne Garrett and Barbara Slaton.

Johnny is survived by his mother, Dovie “DoDo” Golden, children, Eddie Garrett and William (Jessica) Henderson, sisters-in-law, Shirley Garrett and Linda Garrett, grandchildren, Jonathon Garrett, Nora Henderson, Braxton Burnett and Haley Burnett and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2018, in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Joel Gill officiating. Interment will follow in Grand Center Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday and prior to the service on Saturday. In Lieu of flowers the family is requesting memorial contributions to the funeral home in Johnny’s name. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-Chickamauga.