Linda Barrett Dawson, 72, of Richmond, Virginia, died Wednesday, August 10, 2022, after an extended illness.
Linda was born on October, 12, 1949, in Roxboro, NC to the late Wiley Obediah Barrett Sr. and the late, Virginia Carver Barrett. She graduated from Northern Durham High School and Duke Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology. Linda worked over 40 years in many fields or radiology such as diagnostic, CT, and MRI. Linda retired from Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists as a Cardiac CT technologist.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Wiley Obediah Barrett, Jr, of Durham, NC; and her husband of 46 years, John Horace Dawson also of Richmond, Va. Survivors include two nephews, Wiley Obediah Barrett III and wife, Lisa of Franklinton, NC and David Jason Barrett and wife, Emily of Stephenson, Virginia; a niece, Emily Erin Barrett of Durham, NC; brother-in-law, Tommy Dawson and wife, Debbie of Jacksonville, NC; many grandnephews and nieces; and even great-grandnephews and nieces.
A private, graveside service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Richmond SPCA.
The family wishes to thank Linda’s many neighbors and friends who provided a lifetime of support, friendship, laughter, and love, especially Mrs. Nancy Chamlee and Mrs. Rosemarie Alberta.