Jane Barrett

Jane Barrett


Jane Barrett, 45, a longtime resident of Herndon, died Monday, Dec. 6, in Strasburg, Va., of a brain tumor.

Barrett grew up in Baltimore, Md., where she graduated from Baltimore Lutheran High School. She later moved to Spokane, Wash., and attended Spokane Community College. She and her husband were married in September 1981 in Baltimore and later had their marriage solemnized in the LDS Seattle Washington Temple.

Barrett is survived by her husband, Michael W. Barrett, and four children including Desiree, who is serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Idaho, Pocatello mission; Riley, who is serving an LDS mission in the Nevada, Las Vegas mission; Brittany and Nicole who reside in Strasburg with their father.

Barrett and her family lived in Texas, Utah and Washington before returning to Herndon in 1987 where they made their home until moving to Strasburg in September.

Barrett loved the Herndon community and enjoyed gardening, serving in the LDS church and volunteering at Dranesville Elementary School, where all four of her children attended. She also enjoyed her job at the American Trucking Association from 1987-1991.

Other survivors include her mother, Doris Crump George of Baltimore, and two sisters, Dorrie Reid of Baltimore and Donna Johnson of San Diego, Calif. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene E. George.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1515 Poplar Grove Drive, Herndon. Interment services followed at Sterling Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to the Missionary Fund of the LDS Church addressed to Bishop Douglas Turner, 711 Huntsman Place, Herndon, VA 20170.