Lula Garrett

May 5, 1924 - November 11, 2021

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Lula Ware Garrett, age 97 of Detroit, transitioned at 7:00 a.m. She was born Lula Frances Bradley on May 5, 1924, in Bishopville, South Carolina to Mary Nichols and Lonnie Bradley, and was one of 13 children.

Lula Bradley and William L. Ware met at Cooley High School and shortly after they met, they were married, and William soon enlisted in the US Navy. William L. Ware preceded her in death. Lula continued her education by enrolling at Wayne State University, Lewis College of Business and Highland Park Community College. For many years, she was employed as a professional secretary for the Detroit Board of Education and WXYZ TV. Later on, Lula and William divorced and she met and married Deacon Frank Garrett. Over the years, Lula continued her enterprises until her health began to fail. Her husband, Frank Garrett, took loving care of her during her illness.

Mrs. Garrett has 4 children. June Ware LaGreen of Murfreesboro, TN; William Ware, Jr. of Farmington Hills, MI; Douglass C. Ware, Sr. of Farmington Hills, MI; and Joan Ware of Detroit, MI. Surviving to cherish her memory is her husband, Frank Edward Garrett; her oldest daughter, June (Earthel); her oldest son, William (Sheila); her youngest son, Douglass (Kathy); and her youngest daughter, Joan; and 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Mrs. Garrett will be held on Wednesday, November 17th, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Her Funeral Service will he held on Thursday, November 18th, at 10:30 a.m., with visiting beginning at 10:00 a.m., at Second Ebenezer Church, 14601 Dequindre St., Detroit. She will be laid to rest in United Memorial Gardens, Plymouth. 

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