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Barbara Lee Hunt

June 26, 1943 July 4, 2023
Barbara Lee Hunt
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Obituary for Barbara Lee Hunt

Barbara Lee Reese Hunt, age 80, of Geneva Avenue in Irvine, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at the St. Joseph Hospital following a sudden illness. She was born June 26, 1943, in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Hugh Bryson and Elena Tuttle Reese. She was a retired cosmetologist and former owner of Merle Norman and the Ladyaire Beauty Salon. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, the Marcum and Wallace Ladies Auxiliary and the Estill County Homemakers. She is survived by:

Her daughter: Debbie Jenkins 

1 grandchild: Morgan (Michael) Watkins

3 great grandchildren: Reagan Watkins, Beckett Reese Watkins, and Remi Gene Watkins

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Eugene Hunt, 1 sister, Peggy Walling, and 2 brothers, Joe Reese and Dwight Bruce “Ike” Reese.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 8, 1 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Oakdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Gary Michael Watkins, Stuart Reese, Bryson Reese, Gary Watkins, Josh England, Tom Whitaker, and Todd Williams

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.


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