Posted May 19, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.

HOLDEN – Barbara H. Targett, 83, died unexpectedly May 17, 2011, in Bangor, after a brief illness. She was born April 17, 1928, in Corinth, daughter of Charles A. and Charlotte E. (Frazier) Jackson.

Barbara was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and in recent years her grandson, Christopher, was the center of her life.

She is survived by one son, Alan Targett and his wife, Tina; and one grandson, Christopher Targett, all of Holden. She will be remembered by a longtime dear friend, Jean Emerson of Florida. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Russell Targett; and her two sons, Charles Johnson and Gene Targett.

Family and friends may visit 1-3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer, where a service honoring her life will be held 3 p.m. as the visitation concludes. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Messages of condolence may be offered to her family at