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Monday December 14th, 2020

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Shirley Ann Barlow

Shirley Ann Barlow, age 74, of Goreville, Illinois, passed away at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at her home.

Shirley was born on April 27, 1946 in Marion, a daughter of William Pete and Lorraine (Cooksey) Hindman. She married Michael L. Barlow in Paducah, Kentucky on February 14, 1996, and he survives. She worked as a dental assistant and as an LPN.

Survivors include her husband, Michael L. Barlow of Goreville; son, Donnie (Charlotte) Smoot of Marion; daughter, Melissa (Jimmy) Rix of Marion; grandchildren, Brody Smoot, Evan Smoot, Maddi Rix and Nolan Rix all of Marion.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and sister, LaCeena Stroub.

Graveside services will be held at Cocke Cemetery on Monday, December 14, 2020 with Randy Kniffen officiating.

Visitation will be held at Blue Funeral Home Marion on Monday, December 14, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the service are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

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Sympathy and prayers to Mike and the family. Shirley was a sweetheart.

Linda Chamness Payne Dec 23 2020 7:30 PM

To Mike, my cousin, & all families privileged to know Shirley, Larry & I send our sympathies & prayers to Mike & All. We pray the LORD will be his closest now to all of You & give comfort as only HE can. We love u & pray for your health & safety during a very difficult time.

Larry & Sherry Jones Dec 22 2020 3:33 PM

We just learned of Shirley's passing. I am so sorry to hear this. I have many fond memories of our "dental" days. She became a dear friend and I will always remember our laughter.

Gayla Bailey Dec 19 2020 8:09 AM

We were saddened by the news of Shirleys passing. We pray that time will ease your pain, and all of your lovely memories will remain. Sincerely, John H. & Judy Crawford

John H.& Judy Crawford Dec 12 2020 9:45 AM

So sorry for your loss she was a special lady will dearly miss her

Deborah DURANDO Dec 11 2020 8:08 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Donita Tackitt-Jackson Dec 11 2020 10:30 AM

So many precious memories. Prayers for your family.Melissa and Donnie.

Suzi (Whiting) Killman Dec 11 2020 4:57 AM

Melissa and Donnie and family, I am so sorry to see that your sweet momma has passed away. She and I were "sisters* so long and and shared so many great memories. Love.

Suzi Whiting (Killman) Dec 10 2020 8:49 PM

Mike: Sheryl and I are very sorry to hear about Shirley. Sorry we cannot attend the services. We are stuck in Vegas. We are very afraid to travel.

Richard & Sheryl Prehara Dec 10 2020 7:12 PM

I can remembered the day she was born. I was so excited and anxious to see my new little cousin. When I saw her she was just as sweet as I thought she would be. My thoughts of love and sympathy go out to Melisssa and Donny.

Sue Herrin Dec 10 2020 5:57 PM

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