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Barbara (Jeanie) Halsell, 89, Jamestown, KY native (1934-2023)

Barbara (Jeanie) McWhorter Halsell of Louisville passed away on Friday, October 13, 2023, at Story Point Prospect. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonCT on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY, with Pastor Steven Stilts officiating. Burial will follow in the Jack Lawless Cemetery Jamestown, KY.

Friends may visit from 10amCT to NoonCT on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY.

Barbara (Jeanie) was born in Jamestown, KY on January 16, 1934, a daughter of the late Edith (McFall) and Julian McWhorter.

She was a retired payroll clerk after working 38 years at Colgate-Palmolive.

Barbara (Jeanie) is survived by;

two sisters, Orene Tucker, of Columbia, KY; Margaret McGaha, of Louisville, KY.

She is also survived by other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Elmer Halsell, sister Lucy Helm and brothers J.R. McWhorter and Orvis Glen McWhorter.

Pruitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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