Dora L Barlowe

Born: Tue., Sep. 9, 1930
Died: Tue., May 29, 2012


10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 05, 2012
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Jun. 05, 2012
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

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Dora L. Barlowe, 81, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born Sept. 9, 1930, in North Vernon to Elmer and Frances (Iola) Easton. She married William Clarence Barlowe on Dec. 12, 1992, and he preceded her in death March 24, 2008.

Survivors include son, Rodney (wife, Lisa) Smith of Shelbyville; brothers, Elmer Easton of Indianapolis, Julius Williams of Columbus, and Curtis Wright and Michael Ray Easton, both of Indianapolis; sisters, Laura Mae Edmonds of New York, Betty Brown of Shelbyville, Wilmalene Nixon of Valjo, Calif., Mary Frances White of Shelbyville, Diann Thompson of Indianapolis, and Stella Easton and Dottie Grant, both of Cincinnati; grandsons, Walter Reid and Steven Reid; 14 great-grandchildren; one expected grand-daughter, Trininty Leora Smith; three great-great-grandchildren; great-grandson, Rodney Reid; stepdaughter, Kizya Lomax, & step-grand-daughter, Keairra Green.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Jacquine Thurston; three sisters; two brothers; and her husband.

Mrs. Barlowe was a member of Second Baptist Church.

She was employed at RCA for 38 years before retiring. She was also employed at Shares Inc. and was well-known for the artistic talents that she shared.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service and Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St.

Services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Tony Lambert officiating. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.

Memorial contributions may be made to Second Baptist Church, 34 W. Hendricks St., Shelbyville IN 46176.

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Elizabeth A. Blachly
   Posted Sun June 03, 2012
It is with great sadness that I learned of Dora's passing. It has truly been a blessing to know her and care for her over many years. There are some patients who you always look forward to seeing -- and Dora was one of them. My office staff and I will always remember her kindness and determination. I am grateful that she did not linger and that she is no longer suffering. Thank you for allowing me to know and care for both your beloved sister, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.
With love and prayers,
Elizabeth Blachly

Teresa Denton Evans
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
Rodney, I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Ms.Dora. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

I will always remember her kind and gentle spirit. A soft spoken woman, who always had a ready smile. I am happy to have known her.

May GOD comfort you and give you peace .



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