Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee announces the death and funeral services for Mrs. Brenda Gail Garrard, age 76, of Hayesville, North Carolina, who passed away on Friday, July 9th, 2021 in Chatuge Regional Hospital in Hiawassee.
Mrs. Garrard was born in Marshall County, Alabama, a daughter of the late T.B. Owens and the late Estelle Collins Owens. Brenda was a lifelong resident of Clay County, North Carolina, and was a member of Andrews Church of God. Brenda will be remembered as a person who always put everyone else first, and never saw any bad in anyone.
Brenda is survived by her family members: husband, Tommy Garrard; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and James Cooper; daughter, Shawnetta Garrard; brothers and sisters-in-law: Basil and Lochie Owens, and Terry and Sue Owens; and sister and brother-in-law, Regina and Fred Delil; grandchildren: Hannah Lugo, Bethany Lugo, Devin Reece, Taylor Reece, and Jordan Cooper; several nieces and nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Monday, July 12th, 2021, to be held at 2:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee with Rev Gary Ashe officiating. The following gentlemen have been requested to serve as pallbearers: Carl Edwards Jr., Jeff Edwards, Ashton Owens, C.J. Owens, Samuel Utt, Seth Utt, and Jaron Utt. Honorary Pallbearer will be Devin Reece. Burial will be in Hillcrest Assembly of God Cemetery in Hayesville.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 12 noon, on the same day of the funeral service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee. Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.