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1800-1899

THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE       August 20, 1847

MARY JANE BARLOW wife of Rev. Benjamin D. Barlow, died Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 25, 1847; wife and mother (3 children).

THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE     JULY-DECEMBER 1871

ANN TAYLOR CALDWELL b Wythe Co., Va., Oct. 4, 1789, d Canton, Miss., May 10, 1871, md Rev. George C. Light, July 3, 1808; had lived in Ky., Mo., Miss., all her children except Rev. J. A. Light of Texas and Mrs. Barlow, Canton, Miss. had predeceased her.  (Kate Light Barlow, wife of Alonzo D. Barlow)

THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE     JULY-DECEMBER 1888

HENRY VIVIAN son of Dr. J. K. and Sallie BARLOW died June 4, 1888, Savannah, Tennessee.

THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE    JANUARY-JUNE 1895

Tribute of Respect for Hon. A. G. McDougal who died December 9, 1894; Mrs. SALLIE BARLOW who died July 30, 1894; Mrs. EMMA WILLIAMS who died February 12, 1895; by the Savannah, Tenn. Auxiliary of Woman's Missionary Society, undated.

1900-1969

Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee    March 03, 1907

Harold Barlow McGee, aged 4 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. McGee, died March 02, Jackson, Madison Co Tennessee, burial in Henderson, Tennessee.

Dresden Enterprise / Weakley Co - 17 July 1914

Mrs. Sallie Caraway was born in Halifax county, Va., in the year 1828, Nov.1; died June 15, 1914; age eight-four years, seven months and fifteen days. She first married a Mr. Wilmoth, who died in eleven months, after which she married Brink Caraway and raised three step children. Her husband preceded her to the grave six years ago. Her maiden name was Barlow. She professed religion several years ago and joined the church at Walker's Chapel, of which she lived a consistent member until last year, when she moved her membership to McClain's Chapel. She lived an exemplary Christian life. She was a good step-mother, strong in her convictions for right, faithful to her friends until God saw fit to take her home. We should all try to live so that when we are called to go we can hear the Master say to us, as we believe he had said to her "Well done, thou good and faithful servant; enter thou in the joys of thy Lord." Funeral services were conducted by Rev. T. J. Simmons at Walker's Chapel, Monday, June 15, 1914.

Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee Thursday, 10 September 1953, p. 8.

CUTTS, William Herman (1895 - 1953)

Rites Thursday For Herman Cutts
William Herman Cutts, 58, McMinnville laborer, died at his home on Red Road Wednesday morning at 3:45 o’clock, following an illness of five months. Funeral rites were held Thursday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock at the chapel of High Funeral Home. Rev. William Middleton, minister of the Church of the Nazarene, officiated and burial was in Riverside cemetery. Mr. Cutts, a native of Warren county, was born March 10, 1895. He was a son of John Cutts and Christina Asmus Cutts and he was married to Miss Lizzie Caldwell, who survives. Mr. Cutts served in the Army during World War I and had been employed in McMinnville most of his lifetime. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, W. H. Cutts, Painesville, Ohio, and George W. Cutts, McMinnville; three daughters, Miss Frances Cutts, McMinnville, Mrs. Fred L. Lawson, Painesville, Ohio, and Mrs. J. W. Barlow, Beauford, S. C.; two brothers, Butler Cutts and James Cutts, Chattanooga, and three sisters, Mrs. A.M. Gibbs. Chattanooga, and Mrs. Paul Baldwin, Cleveland.

1970-1989

Southern Standard, McMinnville,Tennessee  03 December 1970, p. 10a

HITCHCOCK, Murphy C. (circa 1881-1970)     

Murphy C. Hitchcock, 89-year-old blacksmith and native of Van Buren County, died of a lingering illness Friday, Dec. 11, at 8:15 a.m., at Warren county General Hospital. A member of the Church of Christ, he was a son of the late John and Margaret York Hitchcock. He was married in 1958 to Lillie Phifer Barlow Hitchcock, who survives. Other survivors include two sons, Eldridge Hitchcock, McMinnville, and Lawrence Hitchcock, Manchester; one daughter, Bessie Maye Dillon, McMinnville; two step-sons, Powell Barlow, Quebeck, and J.T. Barlow, U.S. Air Force, Quam, Germany; one step-daughter, Mary Edna Rogers, Spencer; 16 grandchildren, and 17 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m., at Laurel Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Garvin Haley and John W. High officiating, and burial to follow at Long Cemetery. High's Inc., was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee   Monday, 30 December 1985

TEMPLETON, Wilson C. (1927-1985)  

Taken suddenly ill Friday, McMinnville Drug Center pharmacist Wilson C. Templeton, 58, was dead on arrival at River Park Hospital at 2 p.m. A resident of 213 West Sparta Street, he was a native of Alabama and lifelong resident of McMinnville. The Korean War veteran was a graduate of Central High School, attended Memphis State University and graduated from the University of Tennessee School of Pharmacy at Memphis. A member of First Baptist Church, he was married to the former Velma Neely and was a son of the late William and Rachel Barlow Templeton. In addition to his widow, he is survived by two sons and a daughter, Larry J. Templeton of Dennison, Minn., Garry L. Templeton of Largo, Fla., and Ann DuBose of St. Petersburg, Fla. He is also survived by two sisters and three brothers, Cynthia Pegg of McMinnville, Connie Cutts of Chattanooga, Edward of Holly Hill, Fla., John of Tacoma, Wash. and Allen Templeton of Crawfordville, Ga. Six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Rev. Harold White conducted services in High Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Sunday. Interment was in Gardens of Memory.

Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee  Friday, 18 April 1986, p. 2

MASON, Waymond H. (circa 1906 - 1986)

Waymond H. Mason, 80-year-old resident of Route 1, Quebeck, died Wednesday in White County Community Hospital, Sparta. A member of the Church of Christ, he was married to the former JoAnn Halterman. In addition to his widow, he is survived by four sons, Thurman of Beersheba Springs, Roger of Walling, W.H. of Knoxville and Donald Mason of Athens. He is also survived by a brother and four sisters, Will Mason of Nashville, May Sparkman of Doyle, Nannie Bell Slatton, Erma Barlow, Eva McBride, all of Quebeck, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is in state at Jericho Church of Christ where services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Thurman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. The information was provided by Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home.

1990-1997

Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee Friday, 13 August 1993.

HILLIS, Mintie Ethel Barlow (circa 1897-1993)

Extended illness clams Hillis at 96

Route 1, Spencer resident and Arkansas native Minite Ethel Hillis, 96, died Aug. 11 at White County Community Hospital after an extended illness. A homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of John and Cynthia Hill Barlow and was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Hillis in 1960. She is survived by two daughters, Lonnie Pauline Baker of Virginia Beach, Va. and Amanda Baker of Spencer; one son, John J. HIllis of McMinnville; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and six ste-greatgrandchildren. Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at High's Chapel with Rev. Lofton Graves officiating. Burial will follow at Crain Hill Cemetery in Van Buren County. High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

August 17, 1995    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram     Page: 24;25

BARTLETT, Tennessee

The Rev. H.D. Barlow, 75, a retired Baptist minister, died of heart failure Tuesday in Bartlett.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar Chapel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Burial: Memory Hills Gardens in Memphis.

The Rev. Barlow had been a properties director for the Baptist Home Mission Board in Atlanta. He was a graduate of Bowie High School in Bowie, Howard Payne University in Brownwood and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was pastor of a number of churches in Texas and Arizona, including Crowley and Dalworthington Gardens.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Coe Barlow; two daughters, Pat McCallister of Irving and Becky Jordan of Allen; son, Bob, of Bartlett; two sisters, Bonnie Irby of Granbury and Melba Dean of Harlingen; brother, Alva, of Rockdale; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memphis Funeral Home Memphis, Tenn., (901) 725-0100

September 30, 1995    The Courier - Journal Louisville, Kentucky    Page: 11A

Will  E.  Barlow, 72, formerly of Louisville, died September 21 in Ripley, Tennessee. He was a retired employee of the old International Harvester Co, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Central Baptist Church.

Survivors: stepsons -  James, Bruce and Robert Hollingsworth; a stepdaughter - Wanda Hollingsworth and brothers: Kevin, James C. and Joe Barlow

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Matthew Baptist Church, Ripley   Burial:  Church Cemetery   Arrangements:  Barlow Funeral Home, Covington, Tennessee

1998

September 05, 1998    The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee

TUNICA -

John Barrette Tucker, 64, retired equipment operator for Mississippi Power & Light Co., died of heart failure Friday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tunica First Baptist Church with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Nowell Memorial Funeral Home has charge. He was a former member of  Tunica Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Tucker, the husband of Dora Jean Tucker, also leaves a daughter, Vicki T. Whiteaker of Horn Lake; two sons, Johnny B. Tucker and Jackie R. Tucker, both of Tunica; three sisters, Jewel Barlow of Harrisville, and Tressa Blackman and Billie Jean Burkhart, both of Jackson; two brothers, James Tucker of Tunica and Vernon Tucker of New Orleans, 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

September 12, 1998    The Tennessean


Charlie Tom Barlow, 88, Murfreesboro, a retired custodian for United Service Equipment Co., died Thursday, St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, of heart failure.

Graveside services 2 p.m. tomorrow, Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: daughters, Myrtle Brown, Murfreesboro, Peggy Dalton, Lewisburg, Tenn., Jean McCrary, Woodbury, Tenn.; stepson, W.T. Reed, Maryville, Tenn.; sister, Mary Porter, Woodbury; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

September 15, 1998    The Tennessean

Ruby Alene Barlow, 73, 884 Wheel Road, Shelbyville, Tenn., a retired employee of Richard's Cafeteria, died yesterday, Bedford County Nursing Home. Cause not disclosed.

Services 2 p.m. tomorrow, Gowen-Smith Chapel.

Survivors: son, William Barlow, Shelbyville; daughter, Ruby Casteel, Lakeland, Fla.; step-daughter, Nettie Mae Adcock, Shelbyville; four grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; three step-great-grandchildren.

September 27, 1998    The Tennessean

Kelly Ann Barlow, 33, Celina, Tenn., a maintenance worker for Tarter Contractors, died Friday at Cumberland River Hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident.

Services 1 p.m. tomorrow at Upton Funeral Home.

Survivors: son, Robert Drake, Celina; daughter, Amanda Barlow, Celina; parents, Edward and Sandra Barlow, Celina; brothers, Edward, Celina, Scott Barlow, Livingston, Tenn.; grandparents, Pete and Mary Povinelli, Indianapolis; great-grandmother, Maud Shea, Indianapolis.

November 16, 1998    The Tennessean

Myrtle Hawkins Barlow, 86, North Dixie Avenue, Cookeville, Tenn., a homemaker, died yesterday, NHC Healthcare, Cookeville. Cause not disclosed.

Services 11 a.m. tomorrow, Cookeville Free Will Baptist Church. Dyer Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: husband, Herman Barlow; son, Ray Barlow, Colorado; brothers, Grover, Michigan, Freeman, California, Comer Hawkins, McMinnville; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild.

November 29, 1998    The Commercial Appeal     Memphis, Tennessee

FRANCES REED BARLOW, 81, of Bartlett, homemaker, died of heart failure Friday at Methodist Hospital North.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Church of the Nativity, where she was a communicant and volunteer, with burial in Memphis Memory Gardens. Roller Family Funeral Home has charge.

Mrs. Barlow, the widow of Jack M. Barlow, leaves three daughters, Nancy Lane and Judy de Montmollin, both of Gainesville, Fla., and Nina Godwin of Bartlett; a son, Jack M. Barlow Jr. of Knoxville; a brother, Charles E. Reed of Jacksonville, Fla., 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to the Church of the Nativity Building Fund.

November 30, 1998    The Tennessean

Edwin Woodrow Beard, 68, 998 Coffee Road, Petersburg, Tenn., retired Director of Juvenile Services for State of Tennessee Department of Corrections, died Saturday, Maury Regional Hospital. Cause not disclosed.

Services 2 p.m. today, London Funeral Home.

Survivors:  wife, Callie Lois King Beard; daughters, Delores Barlow, Columbia, Tenn., Lillian Cashion, Lewisburg, Tenn., Loretta Curtis, Farmington community, Lincoln County, Tenn., Linda Pigg, Petersburg; sons, Edwin Beard Jr., Fly community, Lincoln County, David Beard, Liberty Valley community, Lincoln County, Tenn.; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

December 13, 1998     The Tennessean

W. Claude Poston, 85, Smith Ellis Road, Hilham, Tenn., a retired farmer, died Friday, 11 Cumberland River Hospital South, Gainesboro, Tenn. Cause not disclosed.

Services 11 a.m. tomorrow, 14 Anderson Funeral Home, Gainesboro.

Survivors: wife, Carrie Bull Poston; son, Johnny Poston, Hilham; sisters, Hattie Mea, Livingston, Tenn., Edna Barlow, Gainesboro, Bertie Lawson, Algood, Tenn.; a grandchild.

December 29, 1998    The Tennessean

Nicholas J. Ged Sr., 64, Bowling Green, Ky., a retired air traffic controller, died Saturday, 26 at home. Cause not disclosed.

Services 11 a.m. tomorrow, 30 Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Massey Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: wife, Lorena Ged; sons, Nicholas, Smyrna, Dan Ged, Bowling Green; daughters, Michelle Barlow, Laura Figueroa, both Riverside, Calif., Denise Ray, Smyrna; brother, Joseph Ged, Clearwater, Fla.; sisters, Delores Moore, Tina Vitale, both Davies, Fla.; 12 grandchildren.

1999
The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    January 12, 1999

SAVANNAH

James `Clem' Clement, 67, farmer, died Monday at Hardin County General Hospital after a heart attack.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shackelford Funeral Home in Savannah with burial in Mount Hermon Cemetery.

He was an Army veteran. Mr. Clement, the widower of Annie Carolyn Horton Clement leaves a daughter, Shelley Murphy; a son, Mike Clement, and five sisters, Naomi Whitten, Velma Barlow, Inez McCasland, Louellen Rainey and Joyce Davis, all of Savannah, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The Tennessean    January 16, 1999

Danny McCormick, 54, Smotherman Drive, LaVergne, a Nissan employee, died yesterday, at home. Cause not disclosed.

Services 2 p.m. Monday, Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Smyrna.

Survivors: wife, Dorothy McCormick; sons, Michael, Steve McCormick, both LaVergne; daughters, Sandra Felts, LaVergne, Tammy Whitlock, Teresa Hudson, both Smyrna, Jennifer McCormick, LaVergne; sisters, Debbie Barlow, Connie Spurling, both Springfield, Brenda Newman, Sherry Measles, both Smyrna; nine grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal   Memphis, Tennessee    January 17, 1999

CURVE

Raymond Murphy Newman, 70, retired farmer and school bus driver,died of respiratory failure Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Curve Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, with burial in Concord Cemetery in Gates. Garner Funeral Home in Ripley has charge.

Mr. Newman, the husband of Martha Newman, also leaves three daughters, Susan Newman-Scearce of Halls, and Katherine Newman and Lisa Dunham, both of Ripley; two sons, McKay Newman of Maury City and Clay Newman of Gates; three sisters, Sue Morrow of Slidell, Louisiana, and Lil Hunt and Bessie May Barlow, both of Curve; seven brothers, James Newman of Ripley, Harvey Junior Newman of Palos Heights, Illinois, Leslie Newman and Thomas Newman, both of Halls, and Thee Newman, Wilson Newman and Carl Newman, all of Curve, nine grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

The Tennessean    January 19, 1999

John Barlow Randolph, 71, 234 Corolla Road, Sparta, Tennessee, a retired supervisor for Hammery Co, died Sunday, Cooke ville Regional Medical Center.

Services 2 p.m. tomorrow, Bon Air Church of God. Hunter Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: wife, Louise Randolph; daughters, Anna Randolph, Helen Presley, Janice Sparks, all Sparta; sister, Lois Whitaker, Pleasant Hill, Tennessee; brothers, William, Sparta, Eugene, Cumberland City, Tennessee, Vernon Randolph, Anderson, Ind; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

The Tennessean   January 21, 1999

James Baxter Goad, 73, 617 Hartsville Pike, Lebanon, self-employed building contractor, died yesterday, University Medical Center, of heart failure.

Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Nave Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife Anne Tarpley Goad; son, James Goad, Lebanon; daughters, Joyce Tisdale, Donna Barlow, Debra Edwards, Angela Holt, all Lebanon, Brenda Wauford, Hermitage; mother, Mattie Goad, Lebanon, sister, Gladys Harris, Lebanon; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal  Memphis, Tennessee  January 25, 1999

RIPLEY

Timothy Hale, 32, tree surgeon, died of respiratory arrest Friday at Tippah County Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks with burial in Longtown Cemetery.

He was a member of Askew Baptist Church. He leaves four sisters, Rosemary Cook of Sledge, Dorothy Gregory of Crenshaw, Peggy Wells of Senatobia and Tammy Hunt of Covington, Tennessee, and six brothers, Charles Barlow of Askew, Billy J. Barlow of Arizona, Billy R. Barlow of Sarah, Sammie Barlow of Independence, Henry J. Barlow of Tunica and Ronnie Braun of California.

The Tennessean    January 29, 1999

Pearl Barlow, 71, New Hope Road, Hilham, Tennessee, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Masters Health Care Center, Algood, Tennessee. Cause not disclosed.

Services 1 p.m. tomorrow, Anderson Funeral Home, Gainesboro, Tennessee.

Survivors: son, Butch Barlow, Hilham; daughters, Linda Smith, Patsy Hawkins, both Hilham, Sandy Gore, Gainesboro; brothers, Clayton, Hilham, Clarence Ellis, Ohio; sister, Margaret Barlow, Sparta; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Bristol Herald Courier    February 10, 1999

SEXTON, WILLIAM LEWIS William Lewis Sexton, 81, of 2101 Lawrence Ave., Bristol, VA, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, in Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center. He was a native and resident of the Bristol area for 42 years and was a retired Longshoreman in Vancouver, WA. He was a member of Bradley Street Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army and Navy veteran serving in World War II and the Korean War. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Freda) Odum of Bristol VA; a son, James Sexton of Vancouver, WA; two brothers, Nathaniel Sexton and Earnest Sexton, both of Bristol VA; two sisters, Leola Barlow of Bristol VA, and Francis Kell of Chilhowie; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    February 10, 1999

CLINTON

Idelle Dendy O'Barr, 81, homemaker, died of heart failure Monday at Clinton Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Services will be at noon today at Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Houston Cemetery.

She was a member of Houston First Baptist Church.

Mrs. O'Barr, the widow of Robert Juddie O'Barr, leaves two daughters, Norma Barlow of Utica and Judy Barham of Clinton; two sisters, Ruby Jolly of Okolona and Laurice Terry of Houston, and five grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    February 22, 1999

ESSEX BARLOW JR, 58, of 2250 Howell, Hollywood Casino employee, died of injuries received in an auto accident Saturday in Tunica.

N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home has charge.

He was a member of Grace Bible Baptist Church and a Marine veteran. He leaves four daughters, Cynthia Renee Jackson, Victoria Marie Duke, Beverly Ann Barlow and Michelle Lee Barlow, all of Pensacola, Florida; three sons, Essex Barlow, III, Patrick Mable and Kevin Essex Barlow; his mother, Lee Etha Simmon; his father, Essex Barlow, and his grandmother, Alice L. Gilkey, all of Memphis, and 18  grandchildren.     TOMBSTONE

The Tennessean    February 23, 1999

Willis Ramsey, III, Nashville, was stillborn Saturday, Columbia Southern Hills Medical Center.

Services 11:30 a.m. today, Woodlawn Funeral Home.

Survivors: mother, P.J. Barlow, Nashville; father, Willis Ramsey Jr., Nashville; grandparents, Willis Ramsey Sr, Dianne Ramsey, both Chicago, Randy Barlow, Nashville, Mary Summers, Yorba Linda, California, Rebecca Barlow, Nashville.

The Tennessean   February 27, 1999

Kyle Sisco, 15, the Smith's Bend community Jackson Co Tennessee, a student at Jackson County High School, Gainesboro, Tennessee, died Thursday, Cookeville (Tenn) Regional Medical Center of injuries sustained in a traffic accident.

Services 3 p.m. today, Kermit Forkum Gym at the high school in Gainesboro. Anderson Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: parents, Bill and Joan Sisco; sister, Kayla Sisco; grandparents, Nellie Sisco, Shirley and  Barbara Barlow; great-grandmother, Rose Barlow, all Smith's Bend.

The Tennessean    March 11, 1999

George D. Bull Jr., 65, Trailer Park Lane, Gainesboro, Tennessee, a retired mechanic, died Tuesday, Livingston (Tenn) Regional Hospital. Cause not disclosed.

Services 11 a.m. tomorrow, Anderson Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Lois Ann Bull; sons, Richard, Livingston, George, Johnny Bull, both Gainesboro; daughters, Charlotte Barlow, Gainesboro, Karen Hammond, Fairborn, Ohio, Debbie Stump, Dayton, Ohio; seven grandchildren.

The Tennessean    April 06, 1999

Shelly E Moore, 83, Nashville, a retired supervisor for Monsanto Chemical Co died Sunday, Bethany Health  Care Center. Cause not disclosed.

Services 1 p.m. today, Woodbine Hickory Chapel.

Survivors: wife, Elizabeth Vestal Moore; daughters, Margo Barlow, Birmingham, Claudia Davis, Newnan, Georgia, Mary Hallum, Memphis; stepsons, Wayne, Tampa, Florida, Rick Vestal, Nashville; stepdaughter, Kaye Ellis, Nashville; sister, Vonnie Winkelman, Largo, Florida; stepsister, Elizabeth Stedham, Pensacola, Florida; stepbrother, Eugene Mitchell, Pensacola; six grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    April 10, 1999

ADAMSVILLE

Jane Glover Miller, 58, of Memphis, formerly of Adamsville, retired credit department employee of Sears, Roebuck and Co., and former Hardee's hostess, died of cancer Friday at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Adamsville Freewill Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery. Shackelford Funeral Home in Selmer has charge.

She was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. She leaves a son, Robert Allen Miller of Warner Robins, Georgia; her mother, Eve Barlow Glover of Adamsville, and a sister, Billie Marie Cook of Jackson.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    April 13, 1999

WATER VALLEY

James Barlow Wright, 74, retired chief electrical engineer for the Army Missile Command Hellfire Missile System at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, died of cancer Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi in Oxford.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home in Water Valley with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery in Coffeeville.

He held six patents for the development of early rocket components.

Mr. Wright, the husband of Opal Williams Wright, also leaves a daughter, Joyce Wright Knudson of Pascagoula; a son, Dr. Benson George Wright, II of Water Valley; a brother, A. Morris Wright of Olive Branch, and three grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    April 20, 1999

OXFORD

Jimmie Wayne `Butch' Gregory, 55, construction worker for W&W Contractors in Sardis, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi after a heart attack.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce with burial in Webb Cemetery near Oxford.

Mr. Gregory, the husband of Carolyn Kirby Gregory, also leaves two daughters, Shelia Nelson of Water Valley and Beverly Garrison of Toccopola; a son, Jimmie Earl Gregory of Oxford; five sisters, Lura Nell  McDonald of Meridian, Jennie Harwell and Tina Foster, both of Paris, and Nancy Cobb and Michelle  Barlow, both of Oxford, and three grandchildren.

Sparta Expositor, Sparta, Tennessee   April 1999    

Baker, Amanda Inez Hillis

Amanda Inez Hillis Baker, 83, passed away Monday, April 26, 1999. Baker was born, August 15, 1915, in Van Buren County to Robert Lee Hillis and Mintie Ethel Barlow Hillis. She attended the Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, A.P. Baker of Spencer; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Ray and Claudene Baker of Spencer and Bob and Imogene Baker of Pikeville; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Penny and Duane Hodges of Spencer; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Trence and Susie Baker of Georgia; grandson, Doug Baker of Pikeville; three great grandchildren, Haley, Caleb, and Drew Campbell of Spencer; sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Thomas Baker of Virginia; sister-in-law, Betty Hillis of McMinnville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee  April 28, 1999

Amanda Inez Hillis Baker, 83

Spencer resident and Van Buren County native Amanda Inez Hillis Baker, 83, died April 26 at River Park Hospital after an extended illness. A retired factory worker and a member of the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Mintie Ethel Barlow Hillis. She is survived by her husband, A.P. Baker; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Ray and Claudene Baker of Spencer and Bob and Imogene Baker of Pikeville; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Penny and Duane Hodges of Spencer; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Trence and Susie Baker of Acworth, Ga.; grandson, Doug Baker of Pikeville; great- grandchildren, Haley, Calaeb and Drew Campbell, all of Spencer; sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Thomas Baker of Virginia Beach, Va.; sister-in-law, Betty Hillis of McMinnville; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home Spencer Chapel with Lofton Graves officiating. Burial will follow at Town Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until time of service today at the Spencer Chapel. Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home Spencer Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

The Commercial Appeal  Memphis, Tennessee   April 28, 1999

CEDAR GROVE

Geno Barlow Birdwell, 88, farmer and retired employee at Milan Arsenal, died of heart failure Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Dilday Funeral Home of Huntingdon with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Benton Co.

Mr. Birdwell, the widower of Yula Mae Birdwell and Ester Birdwell, leaves a daughter, Helen Weathers of Camden; a son, Bernice Birdwell of Cedar Grove; two sisters, Rhoda Mae Hendrix of Buena Vista and Harriette Kee of Huntingdon; a brother, Zeno Birdwell of Bruceton, 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    April 27, 1999

LENA MAE BOHANON, 66, of Memphis, retired nurse's assistant, died of heart failure Thursday at Methodist Hospital.

Services will be at noon Wednesday at Cane Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. M.J. Edwards & Sons Funeral Home Whitehaven Chapel has charge.

She leaves three daughters, Doris C. Williams Malone and Carolyn J. Barlow, both of Memphis, and Betty J. Williams of Atlanta; two sons, Cleave Bohanon and Revell Barlow, both of Memphis; two sisters, Millie Lane of Hernando and Dorothy Robertson of Memphis; seven brothers, Luther Williams, Melvin Williams, Jonas Williams, Roosevelt Williams and Johnny Williams, all of Memphis, Raymond Williams of South Bend, Indiana, and J.D. Williams of St. Louis, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    May 04, 1999

CHARLESTON

Bertha Ann Barlow, 54, of Bainbridge, Georgia, formerly of Charleston, homemaker, died of heart failure Sunday at her home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Newsom Funeral Home with burial in Friendship Cemetery.

Mrs. Barlow, the wife of Clinton Barlow, also leaves a son, Clinton Barlow Jr. of Richton; a sister, Shirley Bullard of Greenwood, and two brothers, Thomas Johnson of Ellisville and David Johnson of La Camp, Louisiana.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    May 13, 1999

HUNTINGDON

Rebecca Dillahunty, 78, homemaker, diedof heart failure Tuesday at Jackson - Madison County General Hospital in Jackson.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Cemetery in McKenzie. Dilday Funeral Home has charge.

Mrs. Dillahunty, the widow of Larry Dillahunty, leaves two daughters, Hope Evangeline Powers of Atwood and Jo Lynn Barlow of Jackson; a son, Clay Dillahunty of Huntingdon, six grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

The Tennessean    May 14, 1999

Hattie Poston Mea, 82, Celina Street, Livingston, Tennessee, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Overton Co Nursing Home.

Services 1 p.m. tomorrow, Anderson Funeral Home, Gainesboro, Tenn.

Survivors: son, Aaron Mea, Anderson, Indiana; sisters, Bertie Lawson, Algood, Tennessee, Edna Barlow, Hilham, Tennessee; two grandchildren; three great-grand children.

The Tennessean    May 19, 1999

Dessie Moore, 85, Nashville, a retired assembly worker for General Motors, died May 10 at home of heart disease.

No services planned. Woodbine Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors: son, Randy Barlow, Nashville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal    Memphis, Tennessee    May 26, 1999

HENNING

Thomas C. `T.C.' Barbee, 62, laborer, died of cardiac arrest Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in  Memphis.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member, with burial in Morrow Cemetery. Currie's Funeral Home has charge.

Mr. Barbee, the husband of Shirley Ann Barbee, also leaves four daughters, Shevon Butts of Cincinnati, Brendell Yanders of Henning, and Teresa Beckom and Shondra Barlow, both of Ripley; four sons, Thomas Clayton Barbee of Milwaukee, Charles Ray Yanders of Union City, and Tony Yanders and Bobby Joe Yanders, both of Henning; his mother, Harriet Barbee of Henning; four sisters, Hannah Balton & Mollie Brandon, both of Henning, Rachel Lesley of Cleveland, Ohio, and Annie Washington of Milwaukee; two brothers, Johnny Barbee of Gary, Indiana, and Emmitt Barbee of Henning, 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

The Commercial Appeal   Memphis, Tennessee    June 22, 1999

LAMBERT

Johnny Wayne Franklin, 55, owner of Franklin Auto Sales, died of cancer Sunday at Quitman County Hospital in Marks.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks with burial in Lambert Cemetery.

Mr. Franklin, the husband of Daisy Cummins Franklin, also leaves two sons, John W. `Bo' Franklin Jr. of Lambert and Charlie Franklin of Tocowa; five sisters, Martha Winters and Carolyn White, both of Oxford, Yvonne Nelson of Batesville, Betty Jo Barlow of Askew and Margaret Franklin of Strayhorn; a brother, Steve Franklin of Blytheville, Arkansas, and four grandchildren.

The Tennessean   June 26, 1999

James Barlow Brown, 73, 3151 Brimstone Creek Road, Moss, Tennessee, died yesterday, 25 Livingston (Tennessee) Regional Hospital. Cause not disclosed.

Services 1 p.m. tomorrow, 27 Upton Funeral Home, Celina, Tennessee.

Survivors: wife, Madge Brown; sons, Ronnie, Petersburg, Indiana, James Brown, Indianapolis; daughter, Judy Sims, Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee; sister, Gertrude Green, Celina; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

Bristol Herald Courier   September 1999   Bristol Virginia and Tennessee

NECESSARY, ELIZABETH GERTRUDE Elizabeth Gertrude Necessary, 80, of 311 Dairy Circle, Bristol, TN, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area, a member of Charity Baptist Church, a homemaker and the widow of Orville K. Necessary. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Shelby) Rose, Mrs. Jerry (Katheryn) Barlow, both of Bristol TN, and Mrs. David (Harriet) Ellis of Bristol VA; a son, Johnny Leonard of Bristol TN; a stepdaughter, Mrs. William (Jerry) Ivey III of Bristol VA; a sister, Shirley Bennett of Bristol TN; a brother, Haynes Richard of Bristol TN; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Jim Crews and Aaron Rayburn will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Necessary is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Ann Leonard; and three special neighbors, Peggy, Vickie and Carlene. Pallbearers will be Rex Leonard, Warren Ross, Paul Worley, John Taylor, Randall Rhea, Johnny Necessary and Larry Richard. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Michael D. Rowell, Dr. Sue Prill and Dr. Steve Hanor. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in Weaver Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620, or the American Cancer Society, 100 Oakview Ave., Bristol, VA. 24201

Bristol Herald Courier   September 03, 1999 

Jackson, Claudie "Curly", Sr.  80 yrs Jan 4 2001 Humboldt -

2nd Armored Div WW II – 2 dau: Anita Jowers & Linda Capps – 5 sons: Billye, Jimmy, Claudie, Jr., Ronnie & Jonny Jackson – st'son: James E Barlow - sis: Maudie Williams – st'sis: Minnie Blaylock – bro: Lloyd Jackson [Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg]

The Tennessean     September 07, 1999

Mary Myrtle Barlow, 81, 1807 August Circle, Murfreesboro, a former machine operator for White Stagg, died Sunday, NHC Healthcare, Murfreesboro, following a stroke.

Services 10 a.m. tomorrow, Jennings and Ayers Chapel, Murfreesboro.

Survivors: sons, Jerry, Cross Plains, Robert, Chattanooga, & Jim Barlow Jr., Lascassas; daughters,  Fay Wakely, McMinnville, Tennessee, Evelyn Mosley, Virginia Yates, Shirley Messick, Linda Rowland, all Murfreesboro; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.

2000-2007

Nashville Tennessean    Monday, May 28, 2001

Hilda Nora Barlow, age 83, died Saturday, May 26, 2001 in Hohenwald, Tennessee.      Services 2 p.m.  

Macon County Times      July 19, 2005

Mr. R.B. Barlow, age 64, of Lafayette, TN, died Friday, July 15, 2005 at his residence. Funeral services, under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home, were held Monday, July 18, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Burial followed in the Fountain Run Cemetery in Fountain Run, KY.

A native of Tompkinsville, KY, he was the son of the late Clurie Barton and the late Jewesse Humes Barlow. He is survived by one daughter, Jackie Holland, and her husband, Chris, of Lafayette; one brother, Randy Barlow and his wife, Tricia, of Westmoreland; 10 grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.     Mr. Barlow attended East Willow Church of God.
Knoxville News Sentinel   December 30, 2006

Barlow, Lillian E. - age 85, of Knoxville, Formerly of Jackson, Tennessee, passed away Thursday December 28, 2006.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church, Jackson, TN 38301.

Funeral arrangements will be held in Corinth, Mississippi, by Coleman Funeral Home Ph.(662) 287-8400. Local arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home Seymour 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865 (865) 577-2807.    www.atchleyfuneralhome.com
Knoxville News Sentinel   December 06-07, 2006

Barlow, Mary Ruth - age 77 of Kodak, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2006 at her home.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Preceded in death by: husband, Rev. James Barlow; parents, William & Kathryn Smith. Survived by: sons, James Barlow and wife Kimberly of Knoxville, Terry Barlow and wife Gena of Kodak; daughters, Donna Merrifield and husband Lloyd of Kodak, Wilma Snyder and husband Jay of Strawberry Plains; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grand-children; brothers, Kenneth Smith and wife Flora of Knoxville, Harold Smith of Morristown, Roland Smith and Marie of Morristown; sister, Wilma Rouse and husband Elwood of Knoxville; several nieces & nephews; special friend, Linda Patty.

A very special thanks to the Caris Hospice: April, Hollie, & Dee-Dee. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006 from 6-8 pm at Evergreen Funeral Home. Family and friends will gather at Evergreen Funeral Home, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006 at 12:00 noon and travel in procession to Pollard Cemetery for graveside services at 1:00 pm, Chaplain Tom Baez officiating. Evergreen Funeral Home, 7426 Asheville Hwy. (637-7955), is honored to serve the family of Mary Ruth Barlow.
Knoxville News Sentinel   July 11-12, 2007

Barlow, Lillian E. - age 93 of Knoxville went home to be with the Lord Tuesday July 10, 2007. She was a member of Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

Preceded in death by her husband Walter Barlow, her sisters Pearl Haynes, Opal Capps and Trula Miller. She is survived by her daughters Wanda Carter, Frances Bean and husband Bob Bean, Joyce Jones and husband Kyle Jones and Sue Newman and husband Sam Newman all of Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

Mamaw will always be remembered for her Hot Tamales (the best in town) as she made them for more than forty years.

A service of celebration will be at 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob Bean officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 A.M. Friday at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery for a 11:00 A.M. interment.

Pallbearers Gary Ailor, Mark Allen, Tim Duncan, Danny Ferris, David Jones, Wayne Jones, Ed Barry, Robert Wright.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church Choir 1620 N. Central Street Knoxville, Tennessee 37917. The family will receive friends 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.     www.rosemortuary.com