HIGH POINT — Mr. Grover Jerome Garrett, 64, departed this life on Oct. 24, 2020 at WFBH High Point Medical Center. He was born Jan. 11, 1956 in High Point, NC to the late Margaret M. Jackson Garrett. Jerome was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lucerita Jackson; two aunts, Ann Albea and Josephine Reese; two uncles, Marion Garrett and Charles Garrett; one nephew.

Jerome attended Eastside High school in Paterson, NJ. Following graduation, he entered the US Air Force in 1972. Jerome entered the work force and worked at Crescent Lincoln Mercury for many years. He also drove trucks for USA Trucking.

Jerome Garrett leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Jerome Garrett and Grover J. Buchannon of Thomasville NC; one grandson, Grover J. Garrett Jr.; one aunt Christine Kinsler of High Point, NC; two sisters, Betty Garrett Bailey (Filmore) and Victoriea Garrett; three brothers, James Garrett, Darryl Garrett of Florence, SC and Timothy Garrett (Anne Mae) of High Point, NC; seven nieces, five nephews; he shared a special bond with his nephew, Bryant Garrett-Scott; two godsons, Kyle Foster Ingram, Ricky R. Haywood Jr. of High Point, NC; a host of cousins, other relatives, friends and longtime friends, Odell Whitlock, Kelly Jones and Lewis Graham.

A private memorial service will be held, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.

Online condolences may be sent to the Garrett family at phillips