Mary Freda Garrett, age 82, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016. She was born to the late William A. and Grace (Calhoun) Chastain on July 14, 1934 in Macon County, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nolen R. Garrett; daughter, Mary Connie Garrett; sisters, Juanita Baran and Margaret Tanudo; and brother, Hoyt Chastain. Freda is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Pat Garrett of Demorest, Georgia; brothers, Gerald Chastain of Tennessee, Donald Earl Chastain of Florida, William Chastain of Georgia; and a host of friends and family. She had attended Shooting Creek Church of God and was an avid reader who also enjoyed traveling.
Visitation: Monday July 25, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Banister Funeral Home.
Service: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00 at Banister Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Youngblood and Rev. Harold Ledford officiating, music provided by Sheila Eller.
Interment: Following Service at Osborn cemetery.
Pallbearers: Bruce Ferguson, Troy Kisner, Justin Maney, Randall Mathis, Dean Garrett, and Jeff Arrowood.
Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.