Rose Marie "Ree" Garrett
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Rose Marie "Ree" Garrett, 65, of Baton Rouge passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Baton Rouge. Rose was a competing member of the Special Olympics where she won numerous medals. She also loved bowling and bocce ball. She worked at Families Helping Families, as a receptionist, and had many friends there. Rose loved to cook, kids and animals and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Red" and Catherine "Cat" Garrett and her nephew, Derek Olsen. She is survived by her two sisters, Cathy Olsen (Clifton) and Marla Weaver (Rusty) and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members whom she loved so much. Services will be at 11:00 am Thursday, January 14, 2021 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park.

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Published in The Advocate from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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14
Service
11:00 AM
St. Thomas More Catholic Church
JAN
14
Interment
Greenoaks Memorial Park
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January 16, 2021
I served with Rose for many years on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Louisiana, Inc. Rose was our athlete representative. She was a very special person who gave 110% in everything she did. I am sorry to hear of her passing.
Bruce Craft
January 14, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Cynthia Chesterfield
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January 13, 2021
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January 13, 2021
I am so sorry to learn of Rose Marie's passing. My husband, Bill McPherson, worked closely w/Red for many years and we were very fond of the entire family. Rose Marie was quite a remarkable woman who was loved by all who knew her. I am so sorry I will not be able to attend her service due to these COVID-19 challenges, but my prayers go out to the entire family. May God give you His perfect peace.
Rose Marie McPherson
Friend
January 12, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss. Rose was always such a sweetheart and a pleasure to know.

Mary Jacob
Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans
Mary Jacob
Friend
January 12, 2021
Rip rose we never forget u I’m special Olympics bowling and Bocce
Audrey
Friend
January 12, 2021
Praying for peace and comfort for the family. Rose taught my special needs daughter how to bowl many years ago. Bowling with Ms. Rose was always a fun day because of her. To this day Jennifer loves bowing.
Jo Ann Hullum
Acquaintance
January 12, 2021
Sorry for yalls loss. Rose will be missed by many. I am so thankful to be her friend.
Lou kruelskie
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