Barbara Sue James 69, of Red Creek Rd. Pikeville passed away Saturday morning in the Pikeville Medical Center. Barb was born to the late Kenneth and Minnie Ellen “Fuzz” Hopkins DeBoard in Pikeville, KY., August 28, 1949.
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Besides both parents, Barb is preceded in death by two infant children, Estil and Dreama James; two brothers, Danny DeBoard and Ricky DeBoard; one sister, Judy Thacker.
Barb is survived by four daughters, Melissa DeBoard Howell and her husband, James of Grethel, KY, Paula Michelle Crislip and her husband, Matt of Van Lear, KY, Tabatha James and her companion, Jason Belcher of Pikeville, KY, Delores James Glasbergen and her husband, Milco of Pikeville, KY.; one son, Rodney James and his wife, Daisy of Pikeville, KY.; sisters, Maxie “Bunnie” Huffman, Teresa Fitch, Denise Senters, Janice DeBoard, Phyllis Young, Sharon DeBoard, and Jenny “Net” Conway; brothers, Dennis DeBoard, David Conway, and Keith DeBoard; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a large host of family and friends.
Barb was adored and cherished by many. She will forever be treasured and greatly missed.
The family will accept friends at Thacker Memorial Funeral Chapel, Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM, all day Monday, March 18, 2019 with services beginning at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM. Entombment will follow at the Isaac Thacker Memorial Mausoleum at Annie E. Young Cemetery in Pikeville, KY. Richard Meek will officiate all services for Barb.