Barbara E. Whitesell, 72, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at 2:30 a.m., at Envive Healthcare of Huntington.
Ms. Whitesell graduated from Huntington High School and worked at HK Porter.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1949, in Huntington, to Vaughn L. and Iris Berry Whitesell.
Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne Martin and Yvette (Scott Sr.) Bowers, both of Huntington; a sister, Mary J. Whitesell, of Huntington; six grandchildren, Justin Martin, Jade Martin, Austin Martin, Nathaniel (Gage) Drewry, Scott Wayne Bowers Jr. and Dillon Bowers; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Vaughn Whitesell Jr., and a grandson, Brandon Smith.
Calling will take place on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., with a funeral service to immediately follow, at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel. Rev. Amos Rawley will officiate.
Burial will be at a later date in Hillside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Huntington County Humane Society, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
Online condolences may be made to dealricefuneralhomes.com.