Garett Furlow – Benton, IL

Garett Alan Furlow, age 43, of Benton, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024, at his home.

His wishes are to be cremated.

A Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Leffler Funeral Home. Inurnment will be at a future date at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery of St. Louis, Missouri.
Leffler Funeral Home of Benton; is in charge of the cremation arrangements.

Garett was born on December 22, 1980, in Wood River, IL; the son of James Furlow and Kristeen (Fielder) Long.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He served his country in the War in Afghanistan.

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking in his garage, watching television, crocheting, spending time with family, especially with his two sons.
Surviving are his two sons: Ethan Furlow and Devan Furlow both of Benton; a brother Morgan Furlow of McLeansboro; his grandmother Judy Furlow of Mulkeytown; a niece Sara Lea Helton; two nephews: James Furlow and Morgan Furlow; and numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and an uncle.
The family prefers memorial contributions. Contributions can be made payable to the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, to assist the family with expenses.
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