January 12, 1942 - March 20, 2014
STAUNTON, VA Gloria Joy (Barnett) Lane, 72, wife of Kenneth Lane, formerly of Massanutten, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Staunton. She was born January 12, 1942, in Allegheny Township, PA, a daughter of the late Merle and Ethel Rae (Groft) Barnett. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a secretary or executive secretary for the US State Department; Herndon High School; Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; NVR Development; Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi; and Capital One Financial (Corporate). In addition to her husband, family members include, a son, Douglas J. "Doug" Gwin and wife, Eileen of Fairfax; two daughters, Kristina J. "Kristi" Clement and husband, Paul, of Mt. Airy, MD; a step-daughter, Dawn Rene' (Lane) Richardson and husband, Tony of Buhler, KS; a "honorary" daughter, Lauren Thomas of Rehoboth Beach, DE; four grandchildren, Callan, Joshua, Anna Kate, all of Mt. Airy, and Abigail of Fairfax; four step grandchildren and five great step grandchildren, of KS; a sister, Carol P. Adolphsen of Sykesvilles, MD; a niece, Julie; a nephew, Christopher, both of MD; and numerous loved ones. She was preceded in death by a brother, Rollin H. Paine, Jr. A heartfelt special thanks goes to those agencies and especially their staffs that have assisted the family with the nine years she suffered from Dementia. The Alzheimer's Association, and related dementia's; the Greater Shenandoah Valley Support Group of Brain Injury Association; James Madison University; the Caregiver's Community Network at JMU; Home Instead Senior Care; Generation's Crossings' Legacy Hospice; and Wellspring Dementia Unit of Brightview at Baldwin Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Generation's Crossings, 3765 Taylor Spring Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 and/or the Alzheimer's Association, Central & Western VA Chapter, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on April 5 on the grounds of Gypsy Hill Place, Staunton by Chaplain Murphy Terry. Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
STAUNTON, VA Gloria Joy (Barnett) Lane, 72, wife of Kenneth Lane, formerly of Massanutten, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Staunton. She was born January 12, 1942, in Allegheny Township, PA, a daughter of the late Merle and Ethel Rae (Groft)... View Obituary & Service Information
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