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Barbara “Kaye” Tobin

January 15, 1954     ~     October 25, 2017

Barbara “Kaye” Tobin, 63, Glasgow, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. The Barren County native was a daughter of the late Denton and Evelyn Coop Thomas.

Kaye was well known across Barren County and beyond. She was the owner/manager of Tobin’s Antiques and Collectibles in Glasgow. She bought and sold estates and was known for her generosity and ability to deal with the public and her customers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Donna Kaye; Paternal grandparents Taz and Bertha Thomas; Maternal grandparents John and Ruthie Jane Coop; two brothers: Kenneth and Terry Thomas; two nephews: Jeffrey Tobin and Greg Naumann; and her in-laws: John and Edna Tobin.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years Donald Tobin; one sister: Linda Naumann of Willisburg, KY; a nephew: Eric (Melissa) Naumann and four great-nieces, Chloe, Emma, Lauren, and Lila all of St Louis, MO; one niece: Katrina London and two great-nephews of Barren County; aunts Clarine Thomas of Glasgow and Emma and Virginia Coop of Indianapolis; special loved ones: Todd, Vicki, Sydney, and Maylin Ballard all of Barren County.

A celebration of Kaye’s life will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Heart Association.

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9 Entries for Barbara “Kaye” Tobin

  1. JanetTaylor says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with u all , She will be missed , We loved her alot , My prayers are with u all , ,

  2. Beverly Hatfield says:

    Rip Kaye,
    You were a very nice and all around wonderful woman.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  3. Shirley Whitley says:

    So sorry for your loss she was a sweet lady!!

  4. Tony & Paulette (Witty) Wasylycia says:

    Linda…So very sorry to hear about your sister’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

    GHS class of 1967

  5. Jena pace says:

    My thoughts and prayers to all, Kaye was such a kind lady, will be missed by many… Rest Easy my friend.

  6. Judy & Jr. Buster says:

    Kaye was such a sweet person. She will be missed.Prayers.

  7. Stephanie McClellan says:

    Donald & family. I am so sorry to hear about Kaye she was always so nice to me. I always thought she was so pretty. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Janet bryant says:

    Donald, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss, wish i had know in time to come to her visition. Kaye was a sweet person,and will be very missed by all who knew her.your family is in my thoughts and prayers.god bless. Take care of yourself.

  9. Freda Rigsby says:


    We are sorry to hear about Kay’s death. We thought al lot of her and would have came to the funeral home but didn’t know about it until today. She was always very nice to me and my daughter Amberly. We will miss her dearly.

    Freda and Kevin Rigsby
    Amberly Fishback and Cody Meek.