Barbara Jean Preston, 83, of rural Wabash, died at 4:58 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at her home.
She was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Paintsville, Kentucky to Ed and Christine (Bailey) Hampton.
Barbara was a 1953 graduate of Meade Memorial High School. She married Lyman Joe Preston in Paintsville on Dec. 25, 1954. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Wabash. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her family and her church family were most important in her life.
She is survived by her husband, Lyman Joe Preston, Wabash; two daughters, Diana (David) Tucker, Freeport, Fla., and Kimberly (Steve) Edris, Huntington; and two grandchildren, Trevor (Emily) Edris, Atlanta, Ga., and Hannah Edris, West Palm Beach, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastors Lou Hunt and Terry Martin officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grace Fellowship Church Building Fund. Grandstaff Hentgen Funeral Service, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.
The memorial guest book for Barbara may be signed on the funeral home website.