The Times West Virginian

August 29, 2013

Theresa ‘Terry’ Barrett


Times West Virginian

— Theresa “Terry” Barrett passed away Friday (Aug. 23, 2013) at age 90.

Terry was born July 17, 1923, in Fairmont. She graduated from St. Peter’s High School.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Patrick and Bridget Hanley; siblings, George, Paul, Patrick, John Joe, Mary Catherine, Dorothy, Florence and Helen; husband, Vincent Barrett; and daughter, Pat Plucker.

She is survived by daughter, Mary McIlhenny (Jim); sons, Michael Barrett (Joanne) and Tom Barrett (Annie); grandchildren, Jennifer Conway (Brad), David Barrett (Ashley), Molly McIlhenny, Brian McIlhenny, Colin Day and Zach Barrett; and great-grandchildren, Jack and Brynn Conway.

Terry began her long banking career at First National Bank of Arizona. She was an avid bridge player and also enjoyed Saturday night poker games with her husband and friends. Terry was always active — whether sewing a new outfit, working on a craft project, shopping or bowling.

She loved to spend time with her family and looked forward to birthday celebrations and holiday gatherings. Terry will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 31, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, Ariz. Reception immediately following service.