Jane Ellen Barrett
October 21, 1939 – May 12, 2020
Jane Wilson Barrett, beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. She was born October 21, 1939 in Muncie, Indiana, to Charles Wilson and Marybell Hudson Wilson.
Jane graduated from Muncie's Royerton High School in 1957 and Indiana University School of Nursing in 1961. Jane worked as a registered nurse for over 40 years specializing in critical burn care. In later years she served as a statewide inspector of nursing homes. Jane spent her final years with her family in Houston, Texas.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James and Jeanne Gause; grandchildren, Nicholas, Clare, and Kimberly Gause of Houston; step-father, Clarence Kirby and nephew, Peter Brown of Muncie.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Barrett; daughter, Marjorie Gause; sister; Susie Rogers, and parents.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. in Elm Ridge Memorial Park, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304.
Saturday, May 16, 2020