Beulah Parrott Barlow, 93, Bardstown, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 16, 1918, in Botland, farmed in the Woodlawn community, and devoted her life to being a full time homemaker. She loved her church and taught Sunday School Class until the age of 90, sang in the church choir, played piano, was active in the missionary society, and a member of the Nelson County (Humphrey) Homemakers Club. In 1956, the Nelson County Homemakers Club recognized her as the ""Master Farm Homemaker"" and ""Homemaker of the Year"" in 1987. She served the community by working the election polls for 50 years, enjoyed participating in the Nelson County Fair by submitting entries which have awarded her many blue ribbons over the past 50 years, and oldest member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Manuel T. Barlow; parents, E.M. and Dora Kays Parrott; and five brothers, Irvine, Stanley, Russell, Othar, and Ed Parrott. She is survived by five children, Lunette (Joe) Dearen, Louisville, Barbara Hughes and Lellan (Ruth) Barlow Sr. of Bardstown, Wanda (Henry) Amos of Athens, Georgia, and Norma (Tony) Haynes of Gainesville, Georgia; 12 grandchildren, Ruth Dearen Salley, Doug Dearen, Sandra Dearen Miller, Cindy Dearen Angel, Deloris Hughes Farmer, Deborah Hughes Filiatreau, Donald Hughes, Delisa Hughes Hardin, Lellan S. Barlow Jr., Stephen Amos, Dawn Amos Smrekar, and Molly Haynes Hazle; 31 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Her funeral service was at 11 am Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Barlow Funeral Home. Burial followed in Bardstown Cemetery. The Rev. Jim Hitt officiated. Memorial contributions may go to Woodlawn United Methodist Church/Beulah Barlow Act of Kindness Fund or Hospice of Nelson County. Barlow Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Kentucky Standard from July 4 to July 6, 2012