Barbara Diane Whitaker (1945 - 2016)

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Barbara Diane Moses Whitaker, 71, Cynthiana, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Harrison County, Ky., March 28, 1945 to the late David and Audrey Fryman Moses. She was a wonderful mother, devoted friend and beloved wife. She started working as a secretary at Southside Elementary School when it opened its doors in 1977, and thus began her lifelong passion of serving students and teachers for 38 years. She retired in 2015 after an illness kept her at home.
Barbara enjoyed traveling all over the United States with her husband Jeff, of 52 years. She loved spending time with family and getting together with friends. She was a member of Robinson Christian Church where she spent many years teaching children's Sunday School.
She was preceded in death by her grandson Jackson David Fox Whitaker.
She is survived by her husband, Jeff Whitaker, Cynthiana; two daughters, Susan Dickey (Larry), Cynthiana; Kristi Corum (Will), Lexington; a son, Jeffry Whitaker (April), Richmond; a brother, Steve Moses (Marsha), Cynthiana; a sister, Cathy Calhoun, Cynthiana; eight grandchildren, Casey Browning, Blake Browning, John Corum, Sydney Corum, Liam Corum, Sia Corum, Micah Whitaker, Braxton Whitaker; and one great-grandson, Finn Lucas Browning.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Cynthiana Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E., Cynthiana, KY 41031.
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Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-6333
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Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Sept. 29, 2016