Barbara C. Bush, 85, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018, at her residence with her family by her side.
She was born November 9, 1933, in Ashland, KY, a daughter of the late Leon and Blanche Thompson Lewis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Robert C. Bush in 2016; brothers, Vernon and Robert Lewis; and a sister, Evelyn Cantrell.
Barbara was a member of Unity Baptist Church. She enjoyed working as a voting monitor during elections and was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Bryan Bush and wife, Jennifer of Louisville, KY, and Mark Randall Bush of Ashland; sister, Mackie Felty of Florida; grandchildren, Christina, Andrew and Bradley Bush; great grandchildren, Anthony and Oliva Bush and Tiberius Thomas; She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel with Pastor Jeremy Couture and Chaplain Jimm Smedley officiating. Burial will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from Noon until 1 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Although flowers are welcome, contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
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