SHIRLEY VIVIAN JARRETT
Born November 14, 1939 in Rand, West Virginia. Passed away at home in Washington DC, after a long illness, on January 6, 2013. She resided in Washington, DC since 1965. Survived by her two children and one grandchild; daughter, Dr Terry Jarrett and her husband Samuel Saunders and their son, her only grandchild, Belize Saunders residing in Washington, DC; son, Larry Jarrett Jr. and his long time partner Gayle Bush of Washington, DC; sisters, Hortense Groom of Rand, West Virginia; Marva Tensley of Detroit, Michigan, Patricia Cardwell of South Charleston, West Virginia; Vanessa Singleton of Rand, West Virginia; brothers: James Minor of Detroit, Michigan; Allen Minor of Rand, West Virginia (deceased); Charles Minor of Capital Height, MD; Kalvin Minor (KT) of Toledo, Ohio; Kenneth Minor of Rand, West Virginia; former husband: Larry Jarrett, Sr. married from 1957-1989 (divorced); parents: Jack and Vivian Minor of Rand, West Virginia (deceased)
Graduated from Garnet High School in 1955, and West Virginia University in 1965 with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She was a school teacher
for the DC Public School System for several years. She was a paralegal for Hogan and Hartson in Washington, DC for 6 years.
The body is being prepared by Going Home Cremation Service of Clarksburg, MD. Phone number: 301-854-9038.
The family is hosting a private celebration of her life in Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to WPFW 89.3 FM, 2390 Champlain St NW, Washington, DC 20009 202-588-0999 www.wpfwfm.org