Beth Elaine Garrett, 86, of Clinton, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was born July 1, 1926, at Abileen, Kansas, to the late Evertt and Mabel (Hessell) Smith. Beth graduated from Excelsior Springs High School in 1944. She married the late Ruby D. Garrett Jr. in 1952, they lived together in Long Island, N.Y., before relocating to Clinton in 1969. Beth was a teletype operator for Trans World Airlines. She was a retired member of the VFW Auxiliary District 6 Color Guard.
Beth is survived by two sisters, many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Ark., with Pastor Hal Baker officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Ark. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.