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Garnett Beams, 84, Greensburg, KY (1938-2022)

Garnett Beams of Greensburg passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at his home. He was 84 years old.

The funeral services for Mr. Garnett Beams will be conducted at 2pmCT on Friday, April 8, 2022, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Leslie Jewell officiating. Burial will follow in the Green County Memory Gardens in Summersville, Kentucky.

Visitation is requested after 12:30pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.

Mr. Garnett Beams, son of the late Woodford Lewis Beams and Maylee Florence McCubbin Beams, was born on Thursday, January 27, 1938 in Green County.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of the Sandlick Separate Baptist Church, and attended the South Summersville Baptist Church. Mr. Beams was a hardworking, lifelong farmer.

Survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Catherine Pepper Beams of Greensburg, having united in marriage on September 23, 1961.

Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Joe and Jackie Beams of Greensburg; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bonnie Nolley, Gary & Mary Pepper, David Pepper (Julia), James & Zenda Pepper, Beverly & David Bloyd, Karen & Randy Bland, and Debby & Rev. Steve James; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Beams was also preceded in death by a infant daughter: Angela Dawn Beams; two grandchildren: Carrie Ann Beams and Aaron Joseph Beams on February 26, 2002; a brother and two sisters: Winfred Beams, Clarola Arnett, and Mary Lois Coakley; half-sisters: Opha Jewell, Edith Price, and Gracie Bloyd.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial expenses, which can be made at the funeral home.

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Pallbearers: David Bloyd, Josh James, Scotty Montgomery, Josh Corbin, Jeff Pierce, Danny Ash

Honorary Pallbearers: Jim Curry, Tommy Pepper, Authur Chaudoin, Gary Caven, Carman Denny

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Garnett Beams, 84, Greensburg, KY (1938-2022)

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