Barbara Jean Hulbert (Hines) aka “The Queen” Passed away peacefully on February 21st with her family by her side, she was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Ronald A Hulbert. Sr . Barbara was born in Highland Michigan March 28, 1932, the second of 5 children of Edward and Thelma Hines. Barbara lived in Milford Michigan until she moved to Florida in 1974. She loved her family, she loved her life, and she loved to shop, Macy’s was HER store. In the 1950’s she was a telephone operator until she became a mom. In the 1970’s and 80’s she sold clothing and costume jewelry at home parties, she then retired in 1987 from Avis rent a car after an injury. She loved to always dress in something that sparkled and wear her costume jewelry hence the nickname of “The Queen”. Barbara was always very social, never knew a stranger, and loved any excuse to have a party or get together. She is survived by her 3 children Michael (Anne) Hulbert, Ronald (DeeKim) A Hulbert jr, and Julie (Manny) Hulbert Banzon. Her sister in law Diane Casey, 8 granddaughters that she adored, one named after her, and they referred to her as “Glamma”, Melissa (Russell) Greer, Katherine (Denny) Ewing, Kimberly Hulbert, Jesse (Ryan) Locklear, Amanda (Brent ) Kossina, Emily Hulbert, Ashley Hulbert, Melanie Banzon, and 3 step grandchildren Jason (Tara) Carter, Arwen (Brian) Buchholz, Elicia Carter of North Carolina. She had 18 great grandchildren that she loved so dearly, 2 of which where also named after her. 2 sisters , Marjorie UpDike of Lakeland Fl, and Janet (John) Kovach of Mesa Arizona, preceded in death by her brothers Ronnie and Edward Hines and has several nieces and nephews. Barbara is also survived by the loving staff of Lifecare of Orlando where she resided for the past four years.
Visitations will be held at Collison Family Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 11:00 am to 2:00pm and 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm with a service at 6:30 pm.
Barbara will laid to rest with her husband at Florida National Cemetery on Thursday, February 27 at 2:00 pm.
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