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Terry L. Garrett

Birth Date: May 19, 1956
Death Date: December 24, 2017

Decatur-Terry L. Garrett, 61, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family.

Terry was born May 19, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of John and Cora Garrett. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Terry was an avid sports fan especially for The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds, and any team that beats the University of Michigan. He married the love of his life Tracey R. Fisher on May 4, 1998.

Terry is survived by his wife Tracey, children Krystal Garrett (Chauncey Love), Ambuer Jacoby, Steven Maltby, Shawn Wentz, Britney Garrett (Brad McGraw), and Kenton Garrett, grandchildren Coralee, Alexa, and Autumn Whitney and Dailee and Conner McGraw.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents.

Terry was a family man above all else. He put his family first and his grandchildren were the highlight of his life. He will be forever missed.

Services to celebrate Terry’s life will be 1:00 PM Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home with military honors conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard to conclude the service. Visitation will be from 7-9 PM Friday, December 29, 2017 at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Decatur Macon County Animal Shelter.

Arrangements by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Video Tribute for Terry L. Garrett:

December 29, 2017
7:00 pm
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Celebration of Life
December 30, 2017
1:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Jim and I enjoyed our visit with Terry. He and Uncle Jim connected right away. A very sweet man with a big heart. Wish we could of spent more time with him. Until we meet again, RIP. :heart: Aunt Mary

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