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Barbara Ruth Lyon

Barbara Ruth Lyon, 64, of Ashland, Kentucky went to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Ms. Lyon was born April 29, 1954 in Portsmouth, Ohio a daughter of the late Sam Cantrell and Mary Lou Price. She was a New England Patriots and Boston Celtics fan and loved watching ball games.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters Jerldene Keaton and Carol Jean Harris.

She is survived by

Two daughters

Holly (Jon Gillum) Coffee of Greenup, Kentucky

Mary Kate Lyon of Ashland, Kentucky

One brother

Kenneth (Joyce) Cantrell of Argillite, Kentucky

Two sisters

Sina Katherine (Harvey) of Mt. Home Idaho

Judith C. (Gordie) Fleming of Ashland, Kentucky

Three grandchildren

Sammy, Matthew, and Lily

One great grandson


Visitation will be from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Monday February 25, 2019 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky. Graveside service will follow in Golden Oaks Cemetery in Ashland, Kentucky. Condolences may be made at

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