James Thelbert (J. T.) Garrell, 71 of Wilmington, NC passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
He was born January 24, 1937 in Columbus County, the eldest of three sons, to the late Hubert and Shirley Garrell.
He is survived by his wife of almost 54 years, Frances, two daughters, Kathryn Ward of Whiteville, NC and Teresa Maready of Wilmington, NC, and one son Eddie Garrell of Houston, TX, five grandchildren, and a large extended family.
A celebration of J.T.’s life will be held at his home on Saturday October 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM for all those who knew and loved him. No funeral service will be held per his request.
Condolences may be sent to the family home. In lieu of flowers, donations
to any charity of choice in his name are appreciated.
We have all lost a very honorable and respectful man. We all love you dearly and will miss you.
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099