Dale M. Garrett, age 79, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Dale was born February 13, 1938, in Baxter Springs, Kan., to the late Roy Garrett and Pearl Barr Garrett.
Dale enjoyed his retirement with the 56 Boys, of Baxter Springs, and M.O.A.C.A. Group, of Joplin, Mo.
On January 15, 1982, Dale married Sylvia Flowers, in Miami, Okla., she survives of the home, in Joplin.
Additional survivors include sons, Alan Garrett and wife, Anita, of Broken Arrow, Okla., Jeff Flowers and wife, Susan, of Joplin; daughter, Terry Padley and husband, Steve, of Miami, Okla.; grandchildren, Sarah Flowers, Jake Flowers, Krystal Medina and husband, Alex, Rachael Bookout and husband, Josh; brothers, Steve Garrett and wife, Alberta, of Las Animas, Colo., Curt Garrett, of Joplin; God-daughters, Courtney Becker and husband, Jim, and Cass Bray and husband, Greg, both of Springfield, Mo.; nieces, nephews and extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Independent Living Center, of Joplin, in care of the mortuary.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary and a private gathering will be held at a later date.
Published on  April 7, 2017