Friday, April 20, 2012

Memorial set for former deputy secretary of administration for Gov. George Allen

From the Richmond Times Dispatch...

A memorial service for Barbara Keller Moak, who served as Virginia's deputy secretary of administration from 1994 to 1998 under Gov. George F. Allen, will be held at 4:30 p.m. April 29 at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road in Fairfax.

Burial will be at 11 a.m. April 30 in Arlington National Cemetery.

Mrs. Moak, who died March 9 at 85 in a Fairfax assisted-living facility, served as western vice chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia from 1988 to 1992.

She was on the steering committees of Allen's campaigns for governor and Congress.
In 1990, Mrs. Moak chaired the Albemarle County re-election campaign of former U.S. Sen. John W. Warner.

As deputy secretary of administration, her assignments ranged from the Library of Virginia Building Committee to the Medical Savings Account Task Force. She coordinated Allen's effort to aid victims of flooding in South Dakota.

Born in Havana, Cuba, she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Louisiana State University. During graduate school, she worked for the LSU Press, where she was responsible for book design and promotion.

Read entire obituary here.

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