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Ernestine "Ernie" Barrow

July 30, 1952 - December 4, 2020

Ernestine “Ernie” Barrow, 68, of Springfield, IL passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on July 30, 1952 to Ernest Doss and Hattie Adeline (Rutherford) Cagle. She married Tad H. Barrow on March 2, 1984 and he survives.

She also leaves behind three children, Jamie M. Cagle of Springfield, Derek E. (Rebecca) Barrow of Mooresville, NC, and Jared E. Barrow of Springfield; four grandchildren, Shane Akers, Jr., Cameren Akers, Henry Barrow, and Whitney Barrow; one great-grandchild, Zeppelin; two sisters, Mary (Robert) Hodoske of Rahway, NJ, and Vicki (Pete) Matesa of Livingston, IL; one brother, George Cagle; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Ninette Cagle.

Ernie grew up in Litchfield as a child, but lived in Springfield for most of her life. She began her career at Walman Optical and then retired from the Illinois State Board of Education as a Fiscal Specialist. She recently was a part time receptionist for the Capital Radio Group and was a vehicle transporter for Landmark Ford and Tjelmeland Laketown Automotive. She enjoyed road trips, motorcycle riding, festivals, and attending craft shows with her friends. Ernie had a big heart, full of love and had a zest for life.

Private family services will be held at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.

CDC Protocol shall be followed.

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Visitation Information

Private family services will be held at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.


Service Information

Private family services will be held at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.


Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 789-2340 Map

Private family services will be held at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.


Memorial Information

Animal Protective League

Address:

1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL, 62702

(217) 544-7387 Map

Memorial Contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.


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