Shreveport, LA - Mr. Ercel Eugene "Gene" Barlow, 88, passed away on Saturday, June, 21, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June, 25. At Osborn Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, in the Chapel of Osborn. Officiating will be Pastor Joey Ketchum, of Western Hills Baptist Church and Pastor Donny Vercher. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery-West.
Mr. Barlow was a native of Braxton, Mississippi and a resident of Shreveport for 48 years. He was a member of Western Hills Baptist Church. He served in the U. S. Army for two years in the Army of Occupation in Japan and one year in Korea.
Mr. Barlow is survived by his wife of 64 years, Vera Nell Barlow; daughters, Elaine Frey and Jennifer Barlow; sons, Alan Barlow and Kenneth Barlow; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Grace Home and Hospice of Shreveport.
Osborn Funeral Home - Shreveport
3631 Southern Avenue Shreveport, LA 71104
Published in Shreveport Times on June 24, 2014