Shirley A. (Barnes) Jackson


Shirley A. (Barnes) Jackson, age 74, of Lydick Avenue, Warwick, died on August 9, 2012 at West Shore Health Center. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Jackson.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late George E. Barnes and Doris (Plumb) Calder, she was a life-long Warwick resident. Mrs. Jackson was employed as a medical assistant for 15 years before retiring 16 years ago.

She is survived by two daughters, Pamela J. Andersen of Mexico and Robin J. Andersen of Warwick, two sons, Robert A. Jackson and his wife, Maureen, and Thomas E. Jackson and his wife, Cathleen, all of Warwick; two sisters, Carolyn Barnes Fitzgerald of Friendswood, Texas and Lyndall Barnes McCaughin of Norway, Maine; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley’s family would like to express special thanks to the staff at Kent Hospital, as well as the care-givers at West Shore Health Center. She loved you all and enjoyed “working with you”, especially Cecelia.

Her funeral and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions made in her memory to the West Shore Health Center Activities Dept., 109 West Shore Road, Warwick, RI 02889, would be appreciated. Arrangements by Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, Warwick.


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