Carla Lynn Barlow


Carla Lynn Barlow 55, She arrived to us on February 04, 1967, Carla was sent home to be with the lord (FOR I AM A CHILD OF GOD) October 2, 2022.

Carla was raised on the northside of Columbus, where she attended Beechcroft High School. She spent most of her career at Panacea Products.

Carla was preceded in death by (sister) Tiffany Bass, (grandmother) Margaret B. Lanier and (grandfather) Paul Lanier SR., (grandmother) Hattie Barlow, (grandfather) Ples Barlow. Carla is now reunited with her father Paul Lanier Jr., who she loved and missed dearly.

She is survived by her (mother) Joyce Williams, (uncle) Michael Lanier Sr., (brothers) Tracey Williams, Reginald Williams, Shawn Cason, (sister) Tywana Tyler. She also leaves to cherish her three children Demetrius Barlow, Laquan Barlow Sr., Darrelle Barlow. Carla also helps raise her 15 Grandchildren, that she spent majority of her time with as well as a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She enjoyed spending time with family, Carla was a caring woman genuinely nice and sincere. You had to have feelings to be around, because she did not mind giving out that tough love. Carla was Brave and Bold and never scared to express herself, she was a strong woman who loved the Lord, she carried that in her heart. Carla loved going to her church home Greater Praise Missionary Baptist Church and paying her tithes. Always stood tall on actions and words and was a determined woman.

She loved to cook for her family and friends who would come over to eat, she was a good caring soul that would not let an enemy starve. Carla enjoyed listening to music and dancing with her grandchildren. Carla devoted her life to making sure her children were happy and she would give or do anything for her children. She was always happy to have an addition to her family. She was a God-Fearing, Family Oriented Woman who will be missed dearly.

“Carla Barlow was a pleasure to know and will Forever be in our hearts”

Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 10:00 AM Saturday, October 15, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd).

Condolence Messages

  1. Rest In Peace

  2. Lynda Milton Smoot Turner Family

    We do not know what to say except that
    WE LOVE YOU! We can’t understand exactly how you feel but, Jehovah God does and will keep raising you up! We hope that our PRAYERS will help the family and friends a little. May Jehovah God sustain you at this time of such great loss

  3. Angela (Tink) Thompson

    We grew up as sisters. You will be missed by all of us. Kiss Mama, Paul, and all the family. Rest Peacefully Carla.

  4. To the Barlow family. I nicknamed your Mom CarBar. We spent lots of time talking about our sons and grandchildren. I will forever miss you CarBar. Thank you for being my friend and introducing me to Marvin Sapp. Jesus Loves you and so do I. I will miss you. May God comfort you all during your grief.

  5. hey grandma it will be a year in a month grandma my birthday is in 2 days i wish you was here i’m really missing you you been on my mind a lot i been getting better getting myself together im back in school im going to homecoming last year when i was at homecoming i found out that you wasn’t here with me no more it’s not going to be the same this year i love grandma

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