From a contemporary press report:
Anne Barnett, 80, a World War II Navy WAVES veteran who was a member of American Legion Post No. 176 in Springfield, Virginia, died of lymphoma March 10, 2003 at Walter Reed Army Hospital. She lived in Springfield.
Mrs. Barnett, a Rochester, New York, native who settled in this area in 1968, was an auxiliary member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Springfield. She had done volunteer work with the Red Cross at DeWitt Army Hospital at Fort Belvoir.
Her husband, Harold D. Barnett, died in 1989.
Survivors include two daughters, Christine Kehrli of Oak Ridge, N.C., and Patricia Barnett of Richmond; a brother; and two grandchildren.
Of Springfield, Virginia, on March 10, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Harold D. Barnett; loving mother of Christine Kehrli and Patricia Barnett; sister of Louis Hartl; grandmother of Stephine Hartung and David Kehrli.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, 2 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Friends are asked to gather at the Administration Building at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/18/1922
DATE OF DEATH: 03/10/2003
BURIED AT: SECTION 59 SITE 2092
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF BARNETT, HAROLD D MSGT US AIR FORCE
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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