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Administrative assistant , educator

Jeanne Holman Barnette, American administrative assistant, educator. Avocations: sewing, reading, decorating, volunteer work. F C.


Barnette, Jeanne Holman was born on February 15, 1924 in Baltimore. Daughter of George Willis and Martha Annette (Alrich) Holman.


Certified Sectl. Science, University of Southern California, 1942.


Clerk Ration Board, Columbia, South Carolina, 1942-1943. Secretary Hartsville (South Carolina) Chemical Company, 1950-1952. Library secretary Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1959-1961.

Administrative assistant education Myers Park Baptist Church, 1962-1979. Administrative assistant personnel Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, 1979-1989. Teacher preschool St. John's Baptist Church, Charlotte, 1989-1990, Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, 1990-1992, Myers Park Baptist Church, Charlotte, 1992—2000, Matthews Presbyterian, since 2000, member ecumenical preschool committee, since 2004.


  • Avocations: sewing, reading, decorating, volunteer work. F C.


Board directors Hospitality House of Charlotte Auxiliary, since 1998. Member National Association for Education Young Children, North Carolina Association for Education of Young Children (governing board, historian, conference planning committee, Barnes-Barnette academy scholarship fund named in her honor 1998), Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association for Education Young Children (board directors 1978-1988), Charlotte-Mecklenburg Association Educational Office Professionals (board directors 1982-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Sewing, reading, decorating, volunteer work.


Married Arthur Rudolph Ridgeway, Junior, June 12, 1942 (divorced December 1971). Children: Sally Jeanne, Blair Holman, Alice Annette. Married Newton Hall Barnette, December 31, 1987 (deceased February 1995).

George Willis Holman

Martha Annette (Alrich) Holman

Newton Hall Barnette

Arthur Rudolph Ridgeway

Sally Jeanne Barnette

Blair Holman Barnette

Alice Annette Barnette