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Cathryn C. Garrott

January 7, 1924 — November 6, 2021

Mrs. Cathryn C. Garrott, age 97, of Murray, Kentucky died on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Altenheim Senior Health Care Community in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mrs. Garrott was born on January 7, 1924, in Symsonia, Kentucky to the late Emmett Newman Coleman and Roberta Josephine Crowell Coleman. Cathryn was a homemaker and an avid Murray State football and basketball fan. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Murray and taught children's Sunday school for years. She was also a member of the Murray Women's Club, Zeta department, and the Murray Christian Women's Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, M.C. Garrott Jr., brother, Glenn Newman Coleman.

Survivors include one daughter, Kay Garrott Snider and husband Richard of Louisville, Kentucky; two sons, Dr. Stephen Coleman Garrott and wife Priscilla of Troy, Alabama and Colonel Jeffrey Clark Garrott and wife Paula of Henderson, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Brad Garrott and wife Erica, Anna Garrott Denny and husband Burke, Sarah Snider Powell and husband Marcus, Ellen Snider Young and husband Kevin, Emily Garrott Thornton and husband Philip and Grace Garrott; ten great-grandchildren, Addi Garrott, Sarah Braydon Garrott, Cole Garrott, Hank Denny, Janie Belle Denny, Landon Young, Wellington Young, Marsh Powell, Shepard Powell, and Campbell Thornton.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m., on Friday, November 12, 2021, at the Murray City Cemetery with Richard Snider officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., on Friday, November 12, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the M.C. Garrott Scholarship Fund, checks should be made payable to the Murray State University Foundation, Inc. and sent to: Murray State Office of Development, 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071; First Baptist Church of Murray, 203 South 4th Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071; or the Hosparus Health of Louisville, 6200 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40205.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the Hickory Woods Senior Living in Murray, Kentucky and to The Altenheim Senior Health Care Community in Louisville, Kentucky.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Friday, November 12, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Graveside Service

Friday, November 12, 2021

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Murray City Cemetery

Chestnut St, Murray, KY 42071

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