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Bena Garrett

Born: 08/04/1920 Died: 02/09/2011 Maiden Name: Lawrence Honorific: n/a

Bena Vee Garrett, 90, of Shawnee and formerly of Liberty Baptist Church Retirement Center, passed away on Feb. 9, 2011, at a local hospital. Bena was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Lindsey to Harry Edwin and Selena Elizabeth Betts Lawrence. She graduated from Lindsey High School in 1940. On June 6, 1940, she married Aubrey Garrett in Oklahoma City. He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1992. Bena was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Sweet Adelines. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and her siblings, Joe Lawrence, Azelle Watkins, Maxie Clymer and Olan Martin. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jud Webster of El Reno; daughter, Judith Kay Beeson of Shawnee; grandchildren and their spouses, Christy and Judon Ritchie of Deer Creek, Darin and Jessica Webster of Cedar Park, Texas, Robin and Ben Gibson of Choctaw, Guenita Kay and Terry Giacomo of Wilburton, Edwin and Patti Edwards of Arpelar; great-grandchildren, Selena Bedard, Ricky Giacomo with wife, Brittani, Terra Giacomo, Morgan Ritchie, Jake Webster and Luke Webster; great-great-grandchildren, Aubree Giacomo, Jazmin Bedard and Avree Giacomo.