Irene M. Barlow

By From page A4 | February 19, 2014


Sept. 9, 1977 – Feb. 7, 2014

Irene M. Barlow, 36, of Pittsburg, Calif., passed away after a brief illness on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Sutter Delta Hospital in Antioch. Irene was born in Hayward, Calif. She worked as an administrator in banking for 20 years. Irene enjoyed singing, cooking, dancing and spending time with her daughters.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Barlow; sister, Cookie Barlow; and brother, Carloton Barlow.

Irene is survived by her daughters, Leiloni Smith of Pittsburg, Jordan Soobaskoonnee of Fairfield and Arhianna Soobaskoonnee of Pittsburg; father, Fred Barlow Sr. of Pittsburg; sisters, Tamika Henry of Oakland, Shawnda Barlow of Pittsburg and Samantha Barlow of Pittsburg; brothers, Ricky Barlow (Clarita) of Fairfield, Fred Barlow Jr. of Fairfield, Tyler Barlow of Pittsburg and Ronald Brown of Fairfield; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home in Vallejo. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Liberty Church, 2641 North Texas St. in Fairfield. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home, 524 Capitol St., Vallejo, Calif. 94590.

Nancy Green


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  • Asia WhiteFebruary 19, 2014 - 7:19 am

    RIP Aunty! Heaven is rejoicing that they have another angel in residence.

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