October 07, 1929 - July 21, 2018
Vaiden Cliburn Barlow, age 88 and a resident of Bogalusa, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Timeless Grace Assisted Living facility in Henleyfield, MS. She was born on October 7, 1929 to HC and Maude Cliburn in Simpson County, MS.
Mrs. Barlow was a dedicated member of Superior Avenue Baptist Church where she served in many ways. She was very active in many civic activities. Some of them were the Washington Parish Fair Association, Civic League, Christmas in the Park, and Bogalusa Garden Clubs. She was honored to be selected as Bogalusa Citizen of the Year in 2008.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy (Weldon) Smith of Pelahatchie, MS and Pam (Phillipp) Bedwell of Bogalusa, LA; five grandchildren Robert Bedwell, Kristy Ellingburg, Sarah Black, Kimberly Allen, and Nathan Smith; 11 great grandchildren Noah, Ethan and Aiden Ellingburg; Lane, Trent and Lillie Ann Black; Connor, Anna Grace and Charity Bedwell; Olivia and Collin Smith; two sisters Emily Thompson and Myrtle Lee Means.
She is preceded in death by her parents HC and Maude Cliburn; her husband R. T. Barlow; a brother Edward Cliburn; two sisters Gertie McNaughton and Brenda Russell.
Visitation will be at Superior Avenue Baptist Church starting at 1:00 pm until the funeral service at 3:00 pm. Rev. Clay Norwood will officiate and interment will follow at the Garden of Peace in Ponemah Cemetery.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Timeless Grace Assisted Living and Hospice Compassus for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Superior Avenue Baptist Church Mission Fund.