Barbara J. Preston

Barbara Jean Preston, 83, of rural Wabash, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at 4:58 p.m., at her home.

Mrs. Preston was a 1953 graduate of Meade Memorial High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Wabash.

She was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Paintsville, KY, to Ed and Christine Bailey Hampton. She married Lyman Joe Preston in Paintsville, KY, on December 25, 1954, and he survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Diana (David) Tucker, of Freeport, FL, and Kimberly (Steve) Edris, of Huntington; and two grandchildren, Trevor (Emily) Edris, of Atlanta, GA, and Hannah Edris, of West Palm Beach, FL.

Calling is Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, from 4 pm. to 8 p.m. at at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at 2 p.m., with reverends Lou Hunt and Terry Martin officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to the Grace Fellowship Church Building Fund.

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