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Blanche Barrett Collett

March 17, 1942 — December 10, 2023


Mrs. Blanche Barrett Collett was born March 17, 1942 in Hyden, Kentucky. Blance is the daughter of the late, Alex Barrett and the late, Dorothy Shepherd Barrett. Blanche passed away Sunday, December 10, 2023 at her residence. She was 81 years old. Blanche was a life-long resident of Leslie County. By occupation Blanche had retired from the Hyden Health & Rehab Center in Hyden, KY. She was the Dept. Head of laundry, housekeeping, maintenance & over the wastewater there. Blanche enjoyed quilting, sewing, flower & vegetable gardening & cooking. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Blanche was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Alex & Dorothy Shepherd Barrett, her loving & devoted husband, Carl Collett whom she married on June 8, 1959 and two sisters, Laura Belle and Elizabeth Mitchell. She leaves the following relatives surviving; one cherished son, Carl Edward Collett & Regina, Roark, KY, two cherished daughters, Carla Whittaker & Tim, Essie, KY, and Heather Fultz & Chad, Manchester, KY, two brothers, Ulysses Barrett & Joan, Essie, KY and Johnny Roark, Roark, KY, ten treasured grandchildren, Cynthia Collett Jackson & Bo, Ashley Whitehead & Ricky, Tiffany Whittaker, Jacob Whittaker, Baylee Whittaker, Whitney Bowling & Brit, Keeley Grace Sizemore, Carly Fultz, Jason Fultz and Kaitlyn Fultz and five treasured great grandchildren, Madilyn Coleman, Adyson Whitehead, Alyson Whitehead, Daizee Whitaker and Harper Marcell. Also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends survive.

Funeral: Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, KY.

Minister: Rev. David Gross

Interment: Carl Collett Family Cemetery, Roark, KY.

Pallbearers: Jacob Whitaker, Jason Fultz, Ricky Whitehead, Aaron Whitehead and Chad Fultz

Visitation: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 6:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home


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