Parker County Today October 2017 - Page 36

David S. Irvin’s Positively Parker County Pictured are Wayne and Sharon Garrett, Brandon and Audra Garrett with sons Jayton and Anson Wayne Garrett and his wife, Sharon, both grew up in Parker County and have called it home ever since. As a matter of fact, between Wayne’s and Sharon’s families, the Garrett family can trace their Parker County roots back multiple generations to between the 1860s and 1870s. Wayne graduated from Weatherford High School in 1972, earned his associates degree from Weatherford College in 1974 and went on to graduate from Texas Wesleyan University. Sharon gradu- ated from WHS in 1972 and became a homemaker, raising daughter Heather and son Brandon. They currently reside in Weatherford. Wayne co-founded the financial firms of Snow Garrett Williams CPA and Snow Garrett Wealth Management in 1978, and is currently CEO and a wealth advisor for the company. He has been helping Parker County residents make and keep their money for years, all while giving his time and money to the community. He is active in the Weatherford Noon Lions Club and Weatherford ISD Education Foundation. When he isn’t working, he enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with his family, includ- ing his grandchildren. His family is also very active in their church, Northside Baptist, where Wayne is a deacon. Both Wayne and son Brandon own and operate family farm properties in Parker County, running Black Angus and Japanese Wagyu cattle. They both enjoy working with the land, and hope to expand their farms in the upcoming years. Brandon graduated from WHS in 2006, and headed to Texas Tech University. After graduating, he joined his father in the family business, working in investment management, and making it a dynamic father-and-son duo. Like his dad, he is active in the Weatherford Noon Lions Club and the WISD Education Foundation. Brandon and his wife, Audra, live in Weatherford and have two sons, Jayton and Anson. When he is not working, he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. About Irvin David S. Irvin, The Portrait Photographers, is a nationally recognized photographer. Irvin has photographed six presidents and a variety of celebrities, including Garth Brooks and Nolan Ryan. He has also been recognized by Kodak as one of the top 25 photographers in the United States. Irvin photographs notable families in the Fort Worth area who have ties to area businesses. To see additional photos by David S. Irvin, visit www.dsirvin.com