Charlotte Anne Barnes
September 16, 1965 - December 10, 2013
Resident of San Jose
Born in Monterey California to Madeline and Jack Garrett. Charlotte grew up in Carmel Valley where she was active in Baton and Swimming. She graduated from Carmel High, then attended Monterey Peninsula College where she earned her Associates of Arts degree. She continued her education at San Jose State University pursuing a Kinesiology degree.
Charlotte cherished and loved her family and friends. Her vibrant smile, great sense of humor and thoughtfulness of others had people gravitate to her. She was an inspiration to those that knew her, admired for her strong will, yet also the willingness and compassion to put others ahead of her.
Survivors include her children Jessica, Justin and Travis, husband Ron, mother Madeline, father Bob, siblings Kira, Michelle, Jackie and Steven, and dearly loved Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm, Saturday, December 21st at St. Lawrence Church, 1971 St. Lawrence Drive, Santa Clara, CA. Reception will immediately follow at 7047 Via Ramada, San Jose. In lieu of flowers, Charlotte suggested donations to the children's college education.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 18, 2013