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Obituary for Lila Faye Greene Garrett

Lila Faye (Greene) Garrett, age 94, of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. Faye devoted her life to Christian service and faith. Faye grew up in Sneedville, Tennessee and graduated from Hancock County High School in 1942. She received a teaching certificate from East Tennessee State University and began working in Oak Ridge in 1946. Faye was a member of Duck Creek Baptist Church (Sneedville) and later attended Central Baptist Church in Oak Ridge. Faye retired in 1995 with 49 years of service with the Department of Energy. In 2007 she married Paul Garrett, her lifelong friend. Faye is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Garrett (of Oak Ridge), her parents, Tillman and Martha Greene (Sneedville) and her brothers Vance Greene (Knoxville) and Tillman Greene, Jr. (Sneedville). She is survived by her sisters-in-law Bessie Lee “Phoebe” Greene and Edna Greene, and her nieces and nephew Brenda Crowe, Lance Greene, and Diana Greene, and their families. A special note of appreciation for Faye’s caregivers, especially Teresa Dixon, who cared for her during the past few years. In addition to her wonderful care, Teresa became a beloved friend to Faye and the family. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will begin at 3 pm with Pastor Robert May officiating. A graveside service at Oak Ridge Memorial Park will follow immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. An on-line guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

17

Sep

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Visitation

Sunday

17

Sep

3:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Graveside

Sunday

17

Sep

4:00 PM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Meet at the cemetery in the Christus Garden immediately following the funeral service.


Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

PO Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675-8517
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