DESOTO COUNTY

Wanda Jean “Nanny” Barlow, 91, passed away in Southaven on March 29, 2018.  Mrs. Barlow was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was also a very influential citizen of Desoto County and was voted that distinguished recognition five years ago.  She was an active member of LaBelle Haven Church and the senior adult choir, every year reading her Bible from Genesis to Revelation. She was a member of AARP 55 and Alive for many years and volunteered as a tax preparer at the Southaven Library.  Mrs. Barlow was retired from the IRS where she had worked as an accountant and had received  numerous  commendations and community service awards.  Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Belinda McCrory (Bill) and Rita Christian (Chip); she also leaves four grandchildren Benji McCrory, Mikey McCrory, Amye Edlin and Sam Hall IV; one brother M.B. Gentry and a sister Betty Ruth Bevill. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Isaac Barlow.  Visitation and service will be at LaBelle Haven Church in Olive Branch, Monday, April 2, 2018, visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. with service following at 2 p.m. Forest Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park, South, 901-346-3250