|Sidney T. Barlow, Jr.|
|Date Of Birth:||November 24, 1950|
|Date Of Death:||November 30, 2011|
|Service Date:||Funeral services for Sidney will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Center for Hope Ministries, 14940 Old Colonial Road Bloomington, IL 61705. Bishop Larry Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Burial will follow services at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington. Full military rites will be accorded.|
Sidney T. Barlow, Jr.
Bloomington-Sidney T. Barlow, Jr. 61, of Bloomington, IL, passed
away at 8:30 pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at OSF St. Francis
Medical Center in Peoria.
Funeral services for Sidney will be held at 11:00 am on
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Center for Hope Ministries, 14940
Old Colonial Road Bloomington, IL 61705. Bishop Larry Taylor
will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services
at the church on Saturday. Burial will follow services at Evergreen
Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington. Full military rites will be
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
He was born November 24, 1950 to Sidney T. Sr. and Rayalene
Starks Barlow. He was the oldest of six children. Sidney grew up in
the Chicago Morgan Park area. He attended Schoop Elementary School
and C.V.S. High School.
He later joined the United States Army, where he served his
country as a paratrooper from 1969-1972 where he then received an
honorable discharge. During this time, he met and married Angela
Transou on May 5, 1972. Out of this union came two sons. He then
went to McKellar Sipes Technical School for drafting in Jackson,
Sidney dedicated his life to Christ as a young boy where his
first spiritual teaching came from Bethel House of Prayer under the
leadership of Rev. Claude and Sister Lewis. Upon moving to
Bloomington, IL he became a member of Center for Hope Ministries
where he had served faithfully with different auxiliaries that he
served proudly. He worked for ISU as a Building Service Worker for
He has his father, Sidney, Sr.; sister, Deborah Barlow Hamlin;
one brother, Raymond Barlow; two nephews, Steven Wilson and Tory
Hunt who all have preceded him in death.
Sidney leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife, Angela
(Bonnie) of Jackson, TN; three sons, David (Rashawnda) Barlow of
Murphysboro, TN, Wesley Barlow of Nashville, TN and Sidney
(Calmeca) Evans of Springfield, IL; one daughter, Catrice Gilmore
of Dallas, GA; his loving mother, Rayalene Barlow of Jackson, TN;
four sisters, Sharon Barlow Echoles of Normal, Valerie (Tillman)
Barlow Fuller of Jackson, TN, Charita Barlow Jeffery of
Bloomington, and Delores Nicholes of Chicago, IL; twelve
grandchildren; two aunts, Ellen Carter and Roselyn Marie Barlow
both of Chicago, IL; one uncle, Edmond "Bo" Carter of Chicago; and
a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was proud to be a part of the Brotherhood Men's Group at
Center for Hope Ministries where many strong close relationships
were developed. They had Barbeques, fishing trips, and just
fellowshipping, which he was glad to be a part of.
Sidney was a dedicated family man. He loved spending time and
taking care of his grandchildren. He was a loving husband, dad,
grandpa, brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed by
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