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Freda Lee Garrett, 91, Liberty, KY (1930-2021)

Freda Lee Garrett of Liberty passed away on September 15, 2021. She was 91 years old.

The family has requested a private viewing and funeral service, with burial to follow in Salem Cemetery.

Freda Lee Garrett departed this life to join her deceased loves ones on September 15, 2021, in Liberty, Kentucky, having reached ninety-one years of age.

Freda was born on August 29, 1930, in Casey County, Kentucky, to the late Albert Lee and Ora Jane Warren Lee.

She was married December 7, 1945, to the late Kenneth Garrett, with whom she had four children, Nellie (Gary) Cochran of Franklin, Indiana, Linda Ellis (and friend, Jimmy Evans) of Danville, Kentucky, Roger Garrett (Jessica Eads) and Marshall (Dominique) Garrett, both of Dunnville.

Freda and her other life partner, the late Lowell Clyde Patton also had one child, Rhonda Patton-Garrett of Dunnville.

She was a homemaker that loved ginseng (sang) digging, hosting rag pulls, and collecting clothes that were black and sparkling, purses, shoes, and glitzy jewelry.

In addition to her parents, her husband, and her life partner, she was preceded in death by her four sisters, Emma Rodgers, Nettie Rodgers, Geneva Vanoy, and Laverne Cleary.

In addition to her five children, she is survived by five grandchildren, Tammy Cochran, Michelle Womack, Kimberly Bell, Lance Garrett, and Ritchie Aaron Livengood; and three step grandchildren, Misty Blair, Karei Morton, and Robin King. Other survivors include eight great-grandchildren, Zach Seacat, Matthew Womack, Crystal Womack, Miranda Buis, Samantha Bell, Brayden Livengood, Aaron Livengood, and Ryan Patton Livengood; four step great-grandchildren, Lucas Blair, Hunter Blair, Tucker Blair, and Isaiah Marshall; and four great-great-grandchildren, Mickey Seacat, Indie Buis, Brynley Shingler, and Miles Kenneth Shingler.

Pallbearers will be Marshall Garrett, Ritchie Aaron Livengood, Rhonda Patton-Garrett, David Buis, Gary Bell, and Thomas Shingler.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland at 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Freda Lee Garrett, 91, Liberty, KY (1930-2021)

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