Lynn K. Jarrett dies at 72

She established and later headed school stores at two area private schools

April 09, 2010|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

Evelyn K. "Lynn" Jarrett, founder of two private school stores and a longtime Sunday school teacher, died Tuesday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care.

The Owings Mills resident was 72.

Lynn Kipp was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson. She was a 1955 graduate of Towson High School. She attended the University of Baltimore and the Peabody Conservatory, where she studied voice.

In 1972, Mrs. Jarrett established the Gilman School store, whose operations she oversaw for five years.

After leaving Gilman in 1977, she founded the school store at Boys' Latin School. She operated the store until 1992, when she retired. Mrs. Jarrett was a communicant of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Garrison, where she had taught Sunday school for 17 years, had been a member of the Altar Guild and worked in the parish office.

She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Woodland Garden Club. A golfer, she was a member of the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at her church, 232 St. Thomas Lane, Owings Mills.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Edwin B. Jarrett Jr., a retired Baltimore insurance executive. Also surviving are two sons, Edwin B. "Bo" Jarrett III of Owings Mills and Daniel S. Jarrett of Lutherville; and four grandchildren.

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