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Betty Garrett

February 23, 1951 ~ April 10, 2018 (age 67)

Betty Garrett, 67, of Burlington, died at 1:06 AM Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Burlington.

Born February 23, 1951, in Birmingham, AL, she was the daughter of John Edward and Louella Beard Garrett. 

Betty was a homemaker. She also worked out of the home at Brent Enterprises for 17 years as a bookkeeper and in maintenance. She also worked at CDAC as a caregiver for the State of Iowa for 12 years. 

She enjoyed sewing, cooking, crafts and spending time with her family. 

Survivors include three sons, Danny Nelan of Shreveport, LA, Edward Ora Nelan of McAllen, TX, and Tim Gould of Rock Island, IL; two daughters, Shannon Leffler of Burlington and Leslie (Luke) Blunk of Burlington; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ralph  (Judy) Garrett of Aledo, IL, Donnie (Julie) Garrett of Milan, IL, and Virgil (Karry) Paul of Rock Island, IL; three sisters, Barb Beechamp of Bettendorf, Elizabeth (Larry) Martin of Alabama, and Pam Garrett of Chicago; along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. 

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Betty Boop will be 2:00 PM Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Reverend Wayne Ryan officiating. Cremation will be accorded following the service.  Burial will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. 

A memorial has been established in her name.

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