Jet-Funeral service for Barbara Lou Jett, age 77, will be Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church of Nash with Rev. Richard Cravens officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery north of Jet. Viewing will be Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Barbara was born on September 5, 1937 in Cherokee to Winfred Huff and Mary Evelyn Metcalf Huff and passed from this life on April 22, 2015 at her home in Jet. Barbara graduated from a tech school in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1956 she married James “Jim” Newton Jett and to this union three daughters were born: Brenda, Belinda and Jenny. Barbara had lived in the Jet community for over thirty-one years, moving from DeWitt, Iowa. She and Jim loved their community and stayed very involved in community affairs. Barbara served as the Jet City Clerk for a number of years. She also was secretary for the Jet Senior Citizens, treasurer of Timberlake Cemetery Association, a substitute teacher in Alfalfa County and a member of United Methodist Women. Barbara also was a member of Oklahoma Home and Community Education and their local branch, Jet Industrious, where she served as an officer. Barbara was a member of the Nash Christian Church.
Her husband, Jim preceded her in death, along with her two brothers, Mike and Dennis Huff and her parents.
Those left to cherish Barbara’s memory include her three daughters, Brenda Kienast and husband, Dwight of Pleasantville, Iowa, Belinda Hopp and husband, Keith of Silverthorn, Colorado and Jenny Orr and husband, Chris of Cherokee; five grandchildren, Stacy Launsdale, Steven Kienast, Leslie Hopp, Kevin Hopp and Logan Orr; three great grandchildren, Morrison Launsdale, Lilac Launsdale and Henley Hopp.
Memorials may be given to Jet Swimming Pool or Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation- Pulmonary Division through the funeral home.
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