FULTON, NY – Barbara Jean Blount, 74, of Fulton, went to Heaven on Saturday December 13, 2014.
Barbara was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Arlene and Joe Hayden and lived most of her life in Fulton.
She graduated from Fulton High School in 1958.
Barbara had worked at Nestles, was a salesperson with Montgomery Ward, a gym teacher and bus driver with Faith Heritage School and worked in the seafood department at Tops Supermarket before becoming the assistant seafood manager at Wegmans in Clay and then relocating to their Dewitt location, where she retired in 2001.
Upon her retirement, Barbara and her husband, Charles, spent the winter months in Lakeland, Florida.
She was a member of the Fulton Alliance Church where she had been involved with the Pioneer Girls.
She enjoyed sewing, quilting, beading and making crafts.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 56 years, Charles R. Blount of Fulton; four children, Kathy (David) Green, Linda (Wayne) Atkinson, Ken (Cheryl) Blount and Alice (David) Lamb; siblings, Carol (John) Weaver, Joe (Judy) Hayden Jr., John Hayden and Richard (Sue) Hayden; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fulton Alliance Church, 1044 State Route 48, Fulton.
Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.
For floral offerings, the family has requested dish gardens to be sent to the church for her memorial service.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.