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Eulalia H. Garrett

July 5, 1925 — January 12, 2024

New Windsor

Eulalia Hickok Garrett of New Windsor.IL, passed away at Allure of the Quad Cities on January 12,2024.  Per her request, cremation rites will be accorded.  No services are planned at this time.  Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha, Illinois is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be left to Eulalia's family at

Eulalia was born in New Windsor, Illinois, on July 5, 1925, the daughter of Myron and Violet [Gebhart] Hickok.  She married Rex W Garrett in San Antonio, TX on December 7, 1944.  They farmed on the Garrett family farm and Eulalia later worked and retired from Deere & Co in their Corporate Planning Division.  She enjoyed genealogy having traced her own family and Mercer County history.  She was a member of the Historical Society of Aledo and donated her work to them to make it available to all.   She was also a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Clara Lodge, Farm Bureau, the New Windsor Presbyterian Church and was a founding member of the George Norris Legion Auxiliary Post #484.

Eulalia is survived by her daughters: Virginia (Scott) Stubblefield of Lewisville, TX and Rebecca Burris [Keith] Petrie of Brooksville, FL.  Grandchildren: William (Jolie) Burris of Oakwood, IL, Angela [Mark] Milstein of Pacific Palisades, CA., and Alison (Bill) Taylor of Brooksville, FL. , Angela Bowman of Plymouth, Indiana, Courtney [Britt] Petrie of Boulder, CO., Hillary (Dave Prenske) Petrie of Brooklyn, NY., Robert (Denise) Stubblefield, and Amy (Bryan) Henderson.  Great grandchildren include, Cole [Brittany] Burris, Carli Burris, Emma Milstein, Grace Milstein, Benjamin Milstein, Binyam Milstein, William Taylor, Jackson Taylor, Max Bowman, Ashton Bowman, Martie Prenske, Josh Kiser and Emily Kiser. Also surviving is a great-great grandchild, Wren Burris and multiple nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister and her husband, Marcia and Bill Johnson, brother and his wife, Wayne and Virginia Hickok.
Memorials may be made to the Hopewell Cemetery Maintenance Fund. 
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