Funeral service for Mrs. Barbara Jean Kent Gleghorn, age 86, of Petersburg, TN will be held at 2pm on Monday, May 8, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Anthony Gleghorn officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12pm to 2pm on Monday at Higgins.
Jean was born May 4, 1937, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Roy Lee Kent, Sr. and Margaret Lucinda West Kent. She was a seamstress at Jonathan Logan and Lee Manufacturing, and she later retired from Cosmo Lab. Jean was a member of Boonshill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She dearly loved her family, and she was a wonderful cook. She especially enjoyed cooking lunch for everyone on Sundays. Jean passed away May 4, 2023, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, AL.
Survivors include her children, Linda (Randy) Stubblefield, Lisa (Larry) Posey, and Todd Gleghorn; grandchildren, Carolyn Chasity (Randy) Thorpe, Amanda Lynn (Chuck) Green, Erica Wells, and Coy Wells; Chris (Bridget) Posey; Brandon (Tonya) Posey, great-grandchildren, Dakota Thorpe, Cheyenne Thorpe, Destiny Ware, Dustin Ware, and Taylor Ware; sister, Dottie (Bill) Nickell; brother, Monte Kent; and sister-in-law, Kathy Kent. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gleghorn was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Joseph Crawford Gleghorn; a son, Tim Gleghorn; sisters, Betty Margaret Kent, Sherry Ann Kent; and brother, Roy Lee “R.L.” Kent, Jr.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Barbara Jean Kent Gleghorn.