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Barbara Elaine Applegate, 60, of the Orangeburg community of Mason County, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 in the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

She was born in Carlisle, on Feb. 24, 1956, to the late Ray Kenneth and Thelma Christine George Gray.

She retired from Jockey International having worked many years at the Carlisle plant and finished her career at the Maysville plant. After retirement, she returned to Maysville Community College where she graduated and received certification as a pharmacy technician. She worked several years for Rite Aid Pharmacy in Maysville.

Barb was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church and attended the Mt. Carmel Christian Church. She was an avid UK Basketball fan, enjoyed living on the farm, caring for her horses, Boxer dogs, deer hunting and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Applegate, two daughters, Deana Thornsburg and Brian of Moorefield, and Becky Jolly and Timmy Buckler of Tilton, three step-sons, Jeremy Applegate and Sarah of Orangeburg, Darren Applegate and Larren Applegate both of Maysville, three brothers, Ricky Gray and Peggy of Elizaville, Michael Gray and Lisa of Morehead, and Gregory Gray and Debbie of Ewing, four grandchildren, Colton Thornsburg and Casey of Carlisle, Austin Thornsburg of Moorefield, Brooklyn Jolly and Morgan Ishmael both of Tilton, six step-grandchildren, Jera Applegate, Kacey Applegate, Kaylee Grace Holland and Zachary Ray Applegate all of Orangeburg, Kelsey Jolley and Adam and James Buckler all of Tilton, and one step-great-grandchild Hunter Jolley. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at the Price Bros. Funeral Home in Elizaville, with Bro. Dean Brewer officiating.

Burial will follow in the Elizaville Cemetery.

Visitation is after 5:00 P.M. Thursday.

Serving as pallbearers will be Darren Applegate, Jeremy Applegate, Richie Gray, Whitt Gray, Jason Gray, Justin Gray, Travis Carpenter and Nick Miley. Honorary pallbearer will be Larren Applegate.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is caring for all arrangements.

To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.mrgrayfh.com.
Published on August 5, 2016
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