Memorial services for Mrs. Barbara Sue Allen Kinslow, age 78 of Manchester will be conducted Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Alan Adams officiating. Inurnment will follow at 3:00 PM at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, 800 North Jackson Street, Cookeville, TN. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM and again Friday prior to services from 10:00 AM until time of services at 11:00 AM.
Mrs. Kinslow passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at her residence in Manchester.
She was born December 13, 1936 in Jackson County, TN the daughter of the late Omer L. Allen and Polly Vesta Hawkins Allen. Barbara grew up in neighboring Putnam County, where she eventually met and married the love of her life, Max Kinslow in 1956. The two moved to Manchester, where Dr. Kinslow was employed as an engineer with AEDC and began their family.
Barbara was a loving, devoted homemaker who enjoyed caring for her three children. Barbara lived her life to exemplify the love of God. She did this in every aspect of her life.
During the 1990’s, she owned and operated Barbara’s Books in Manchester for several years. She always enjoyed visiting with her customers. Barbara also enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, traveling and working in her yard. She was also active in her church, Main Street Church of Christ . She will forever be missed by family and friends alike.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Max Kinslow, February 1, 1981 and a son, Stanley Max Kinslow, August 17, 2009 and one sister, Rilda Jamieson.
Survivors include her loving daughters, Kathy S. Springer and husband, Ken of Florence, AL; and Sandra L. Foster and husband, Stephen of Wetumpka, AL; nine grandchildren, Carrie Lynne(Graham) Cook, Kara (Travis) Webster, Chase (Charity) Springer, Katey Kinslow (Chad) Mackie, Shelly Springer, Stephanie (Darren) Curtis, Andrew (Sarah) Foster, Kristen (Justin) Connolly and John Kinslow; four great-grandchildren, Karleigh Webster, Alexis Curtis, Kenley Springer, and Kade Springer. Also surviving are her siblings, Polly Weston of Woodland Hills, CA; Omer Clayron Allen and wife, Jackie of Antioch, TN; Judy Rash and husband, Chuck of Glen Allen, VA; and Oneda Edmundson and husband, Ray of Nashville, TN and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Memorial contributions in Memory of Barbara may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mrs.Barbara Sue Allen Kinslow.