Ada Holman Jarrett of West Chester Ada Holman Jarrett, 98, of West Chester, died Sunday April 21, 2013 at Hickory House in Honey Brook. She was preceded in death by her husband, G. Doyle Jarrett, who died in 2004. Together they shared 65 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, Ada was the daughter of the late Clarence W. Holman and Lidie May Tholan. She was a 1933 graduate of West Chester High School. Ada was an administrator for the Chester County Intermediate Unit until her retirement in 1976. Ada is survived by her only daughter, Joan Jarrett Bristol, and her partner Dale W. Melton of East Fallowfield. She was preceded in death by her brother, Morris Holman and sister, Edith Sipes. Ada was an avid Phillies fan and did her daily crossword until 2011. She also rode her exercise bike a mile a day until 2011. Interment will be private at Green Mount Cemetery in West Goshen. A private memorial service will be held on her birthday for family and close friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chester County SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.