Drue Edward Garnett, 82, of Paducah died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013, at Paducah Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Garnett was a member of First Liberty Missionary Baptist Church and a retiree from The Paducah Sun and Computer Services Inc.
He is survived by a daughter, Drucecilla Garnett of Atlanta; nine sons, George Edward Garnett of Phoenix, Simual W. Garnett, James K. Garnett, Harold Eugene Garnett, Dana Drue Edward Garnett, Dan Morris and Anthony Williams, all of Paducah, and the Rev. Peter Williams and Byron Williams, both of Atlanta; a sister, Erma Jean Garnett Brown of Dayton, Ohio; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Etta Mae Garnett; four sons, Ordell D. Garnett, Robert Lee Garnett, Isaac Drue Garnett and Jimmy Carruthers; and two brothers. His parents were the Rev. Isaac D. Garnett and Lilliana Calvert Garnett.
Services will be at noon Monday, November 4, 2013, at Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles W. Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Monday at the church.
Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.