Barbara Jean (Hall) Strode, 88, of Southern Barren County, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at her home. Barbara was born August 25, 1933 in Barren County, KY, a daughter of the late Vestal and Ivy (Slaughter) Hall.
On April 29, 1952, she married William Linzey Strode, who preceded her in death on January 19, 2017.
Barbara was a 1950 graduate from Austin Tracy High School. During her life, she worked at many places. Her working career started at the National Store in Fountain Run, KY, then went to the ASCS office in Glasgow, KY, she then worked as a teacher’s aide at Austin Tracey, later at the toll both at Bon Ayr, and finished her public work as a desk clerk at Barren River State Park. She was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Barbara is survived by a daughter, Lynn Strode, of Gamaliel, KY; a son, David Strode (Dan), of Smiths Grove, KY; grandson, Rob Crowe (Lorie); four great grandchildren, Olivia, Madison, Kendall and Ethan; sister-in-law, Frankie Hall; several extended family members on both the Hall and Strode sides of the family; and three caregivers, Myra, Carolyn and Heather.
Other than her husband and parents she is preceded in death by a sister, June (Hall) Strode, and brother, Billie Hall.
Funeral services will be held at Fountain Run Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Fountain Run Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 21, from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m., and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. at Fountain Run Funeral Home.
It is kindly asked for all visitors to please wear a mask to the services.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara's memory may be made to Fountain Run Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fountain Run Funeral Home.
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