Barbara Shepherd DeRossett, age 80, of Prestonsburg, KY, widow of Damon Grant DeRossett, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born February 26, 1940 in Hueysville, KY, a daughter of the late David Fair and Pearl Ratliff Shepherd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Garrett First Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons: David Grant (Gerly) DeRossett, Lexington, KY, John Darrell (Tressie) DeRossett, Eastern, KY, Jeffery Dwayne (Linda) DeRossett; Evansville, IN, one daughter; Alva Lynn DeRossett, 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, and a multitude of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Barbara was preceded in death by five brothers: TJ, Ray, James, Dial and Dallas Shepherd and two sisters: Evelyn Shepherd Patton and Dorothea Shepherd.
Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY, with Blaine Depoy officiating. Burial following in the Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, KY. Visitation will be from 12 noon until time of service Sunday at the funeral home.
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