Barbara Jean Irick Kees, 71, of Hitchins, KY went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at her daughter’s residence. Barbara was born July 29, 1949 in Princeton, WV a daughter of the late John Irick Sr, and Gwendolyn Gunter Irick Hutchinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gearold Kees in 2004; one sister, Sandy Irick. Her survivors include two daughters, Angela (Greg Damron) Kees of Ashland and Andreia (Rob) McGranahan of Hitchins; three sisters, Teresa (Harley) Rayburn of Olive Hill, KY, Pam (Rob) Evans of Grayson and Debra Steele of Grayson; three brothers, Freddie (Pam) Irick of Carter, Michael (Paula) Irick of Olive Hill and John (Lanette) Irick, Jr of Proctorville, OH; five grandchildren, Celsey Fannin, Drew Porter, Logan McGranahan, Madison McGranahan and Brooke McGranahan; four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, 1:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home with Terry Dean and Delmar Rogers. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call Saturday, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. To leave the family a condolence, to share a memory or live cast of services please visit www.malonefuneralhome.com.
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