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Verna  Mitchell Barlow
  • Concord Baptist Church
    15625 Concord Road
    Ruther Glen, VA 22546

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“So sorry for your loss. Mrs. Verna enjoyed a good long, long life. So many cannot say the same. She was especially strong. Ps. 90:10 May the God who...Read More »
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“Our hearts are saddened by the loss of Verna and our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your precious memories of your time together help...Read More »
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“Adrienne ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: OHarra - Rockingham, NC - Family

“Hope and family,You are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in your precious memories. God bless you.Paul and Edith Taylor ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Edith Taylor - Bowling Green, VA

“I remember Verna as a well respected lady and a good Christian person. She was always very friendly and we loved her. I know she will be very much...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: JEAN PARIS - McMinnville, TN

“Sorry for your loss Hope and family. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Dianna Chinault - Friend

“Lovely person. We will miss Verna at our Friday lunches.So sorry. Prayers for Family ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: barbara whittaker - Carmel Church, VA

“Hope, you are in our prayers. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Raymond & Wanda Carrier - VA

“My condolences to your family. May god give you the strength to endure your sorrow. My thoughts are with you. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Dee

“We will miss Verna each Sunday not seeing her in her regular seat and singing every hymn with the hymnal. She was an amazing woman in many ways. ...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Larry & Diane Boone - Ruther Glen, VA

“Hope and family, so sad to here of your mothers passing, thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: David R. Gatewood

“We are very sad to hear of Verna's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Arlene & Bernie Goodwin - Louisa, VA

“My condolences to the family. May the peace of God and the fond memories you cherish comfort and sustain you during this time. Ruth 2:12 ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I love you, Verna, thanks for your time with me. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: John Cocke

“Sincere condolences to Hope & family. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: David Wright - Family Friend

“so sorry for your loss sending hugs and prayers to all family ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Rodger Boone - Richmomd, VA


Verna Mitchell Barlow, 93, of Ruther Glen, died at her home on November 24, 2017. Born in Caroline County, she was a member of Concord Baptist Church for over 70 years, where she served as VBS director, Sunday School teacher, clerk, choir member, and WMU president for 25 years. She was a woman of many talents, including oil painting, crafting, gardening, and sewing. She loved serving her Lord, and spending time with her large extended family and many friends in the community. She is survived by her daughter, Hope Barlow Clark, and her husband, Donald; two granddaughters, Paula Gatewood Reid and her husband, Keith of Aylett and Stacy Gatewood McGrath and her husband, Richard of Mechanicsville; five great-grandchildren, Chase Mitchell Reid, Hailey Elizabeth Reid, Juliana Hope McGrath, Kelsey Elizabeth McGrath, and Richard Kenneth Tyler McGrath; She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Walter Barlow, Jr.; her parents, Horace and Hilda Mitchell; a sister, Gladys Broaddus; and her son-in-law, Kenneth Gatewood. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, November 25 at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green. A funeral service will be held Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 PM in Concord Baptist Church, 15625 Concord Rd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Concord Baptist Church.

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15625 Concord Road Ruther Glen, VA 22546