Michelle Garrett Dies
Michelle Garrett, 68, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. She was born May 18, 1951 to Charles & Mary (Wilson) Garrett. She has a son, Baylor and is “Nana” to Kaylani & Layla.
She is a graduate of Council Grove High School. In her early years, she attended Lull School until moving to Council Grove in 1960.
Michelle started as a Deputy County Clerk in October 1976. She then was elected as County Clerk in 1980 and has held that position through her current term. Over the years she has held numerous offices with ECKAN, KWORCC, Crosswinds and the County Clerk’s Association.
In her spare time, she loved working on puzzles and going to K-State Women’s basketball games. She was an avid bowler for many years and traveled to many tournaments as a participant.
She was a charter member of the Community Christian Church and served as board secretary for many years & as a Sunday School teacher.
Michelle was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Elmer and Flossie Garrett and Harold and Hazel Wilson, nephew Justin Yadon and Niece Stefanie Drummond.
She is survived by her son, Baylor Yadon; grandchildren Kaylani and Layla Yadon; siblings, Chadelyn Garrett, Coleen (Kenny) Yadon, Cyd Garrett, Pat Garrett, Tim (Kathy) Garrett, Cara Garrett; nieces, nephews and special friends Kay Hawthorne and Amy Hawthorne Tucker. Summing up her life by family and friends is: Couponing Queen, tootsie rolls and gummy bears.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Community Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Community Christian Church or Friends Helping Friends. They may be sent in care of Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.