Wavlyn  Garrett


Wavlyn "Dock" Garrett, 89, of Milledgeville passed away Friday, May 3, 2019. A native of Davisboro, Ga., Dock was born on Jan. 11, 1930, to the late Harper Garrett and the late Annie Mae Roberson Garrett. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by a grandson, Ashley Garrett Peeler, and by his siblings, James Garrett, Raleigh Garrett, Gladys Tanner, Jake Harrell, Ray Garrett, Bill Garrett and Douglas Garrett. Dock lived in Milledgeville for the past 47 years. He worked as an accountant with J.P. Stevens before retiring as an accountant with American Industrial Clay, and owned Garrett Cleaning Service. Dock was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church.
Dock is survived by his wife, Doretha Garrett of Milledgeville; two daughters, Doriann G. Peeler McEver (Joe) of Milledgeville, and Dena Brett (Mike) of Sandersville; four grandchildren, Garrett Brett (Suzanne) of Milledgeville, Toni Sanders (Clayton) of Sandersville, Jeremy Brett (Rose), of Sandersville and Anthony McEver (Ashley) of Milledgeville; and seven great grandchildren, Mia Brett, Greyson Sanders, Cameron Brett, Clay Brett, Justin Brett and Sutton McEver. 
Funeral services for Wavlyn "Dock" Garrett will be conducted from the graveside on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 3 p.m. in Baldwin Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Larry Glover officiating. The family will receive friends at the Williams Funeral Home on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital by Navicent Health, 888 Pine Street, Macon, Ga. 31201 (www.childrenshospitalnh.org).
Condolences may be expressed online at: www.williamsfuneral.net
Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on May 3, 2019
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Juli Sinski
May 05, 2019
Mr. Garrett was the most wonderful man. He was one of the best parts of my childhood. Years later, as an adult, he still remembered me and my siblings. And, we will always remember him. Prayers and love to all his family and friends.
Wanda Hattaway
May 04, 2019
All our love to you. Dock was an awesome coworker, friend, and family member. Thinking of you in prayer for the days ahead. Wanda and Rick