Cheryl Ann Barnett, age 44, resident of 25168 Ridge Road, Cambridge Springs, lost her life on Saturday morning, September 18, 2010, as a result of a one vehicle automobile accident occurring on State Highways 6 & 19 several miles north of Cambridge Springs. Born on October 10, 1965 in Erie, Cheryl is the daughter of James A. Werth and Karen Shenk Werth.

Barnett, Cheryl AnnCheryl graduated from Fort LeBoeuf High School in Waterford in 1973 and then worked for a time as a tax accountant for Liberty Tax Services and also for Golden Corral Restaurant in Millcreek. She earned an associate business degree in accounting from Behrend College in Erie in 2005 and presently was doing bookkeeping for her father’s business JA Werth Services. Cheryl enjoyed drag racing as a spectator and also enjoyed listening to classical rock music.

Surviving Cheryl in addition to her father – James Werth of Edinboro and her mother Karen Werth of Waterford is her fianc???e – Paul Hart with whom she lived in Cambridge Springs for the past 2 1/2 years. Included among her survivors are four children – Manda Chase and her husband, Bob of Atlanta, GA; Sonja Revera of Erie; Corey Barnett of Wesleyville; and Cassand Barnett of Wesleyville; three grandchildren; one sister – Linda Novotny and her husband, Jeff of Reading; a brother – Alan Werth of Waterford; her paternal grandmother – Marian Metz of Millcreek; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend a funeral service there Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Reverend George Alquist, pastor of Grace of Calvary Baptist Church in Millcreek will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Erie, PA.