Friday, July 23, 2010

Rest in Peace ...

My aunt sent the following obituary ... and I was touched with how Uncle Harold and Aunt Goldie ended up dying in the same month, five years apart, three days difference. As mentioned in my previous post, they were the sweetest couple you've ever seen. I had not realized that they had married on Uncle Harold's birth date! I find it quite interesting that God took them out of this world the same month .... sort of bittersweet (a tear jerker ...).

Love and prayers to all my family in Indiana ... my home state 'til age 22 !!
[FYI: Aunt Goldie was my maternal grandpa's sister]
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Isaac Harold Barlow Isaac Harold BarlowDec. 3, 1909 — July 19, 2010 ARGOS — Isaac Harold Barlow, 100, of Argos, went to be with the Lord July 19, 2010 at 9:35 p.m. at his daughter's residence following a lengthy illness. He was born Dec. 3, 1909 in Argos, to William Warren Barlow and Emma Jane (Bowman) Barlow and lived all of his life in the Argos community. He married Goldie E. Pletcher Dec. 3, 1938 in Anderson. She died July 16, 2005. He worked as a molder in several foundries: Studebaker Foundry during World War II, Bremen, Argos, and Rochester Foundries, and retired from Plymouth Foundry in 1964. He then worked part-time for IRECO and Indiana Tool when he celebrated his 70th birthday. He was a graduate of Argos High School's class of 1929, and was a member of the Plymouth Church of God, Plymouth. Harold was of a quiet, unassuming disposition and manifested that gentle, patient, humble spirit of a true Christian. He was always quick to tell others that the Lord was an integral part of his life. He is survived by his children: Priscilla Norris of Argos, Gene Barlow and wife Alma of Argos, Donald Barlow and wife Kathalene of Staffordsville, Ky., and Rosemary Ferrill of Rock River, Wyoming; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Lee of Vallejo, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Joseph Barlow; sisters, Anna Imes and Francis Crabb; and three grandsons: Carl Barlow, Scott Ferrill, Nathan Norris

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