Barbara Ellen Adams, 84, died February 25 at Pikeville Medical Center.
A daughter of the late Ed and Esta Collins Sexton, she was the widow of Billy Wayne Adams.
She was the mother of the late Ricky Adams and a sister of the late Bennett Sexton, Violet Benton, Josie Collins, Hazel Sexton and Susie Edie Sexton.
Surviving are a daughter, Debra Russell and husband James of North Carolina; a sister, Tish Collins of Sandlick; five brothers, Bruce Sexton, Buddy Sexton and Albert Sexton, all of Sandlick, Jackie Sexton of Isom, and Marvin Sexton of Louisville; four grandchildren Michelle Sandlin, Shasta Rose, Nicole Dotson and Valerie Dicks; and eight great-grandchildren, Ronica, Corey, Abigail, Shelby, Briana, Baleigh, Matthew and Mason.
Funeral services for Mrs. Adams were held February 28 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Sexton Cemetery at Sandlick.