Whitesburg KY

Barbara Taylor dies at 66



Barbara K. Crabtree Velten Taylor, 66 ,died December 21 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She had been in declining health over the late years.

Born in Columbus, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Kermit “Joe” and Lola Keene)Crabtree.

She grew up in Sellersburg, Ind., and was a 1972 graduate of Silver Creek High School and a 1975 graduate of Louisville Baptist School of Nursing. She had made her home in Redfox for the last 30 years.

She is survived by her sons, Erik (Jessica) Velten and wife Jessica of Henryville, Ind., Trevor Velten of Redfox, and Brennan Taylor of Omaha, Neb.; her granddaughters, Natalie, Emma, and Claire Velten of Henryville, Ind.; her sister, Joyce Hawkins of Columbia City, Ind. She is also survived by many cousins and a special cousin, Jennifer Sanders, Ocala, Fla.

Due to COVID there will be no service at this time.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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