Nina Elizabeth McKenzie Barrows


Rites Planned Wednesday Morning for Mother of Five War Veterans

    Funeral services for Mrs. Nina Elizabeth McKenzie Barrows, 60, who died

Sunday at her home at 213 Watauga Lane, Lookout Mountain, will be conducted Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Wann's funeral Chapel by Dr. J. Fred Johnson.

Mrs. Barrows was the wife of Roy M. Barrows, a veteran of World War I, and

mother of five children, all veterans of the Korean conflict or World War II.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Earl, Charles, Robert and Roy Barrows Jr.; one daughter, Mary Catherine Barrows, and eight brothers, John McKenzie, Salt Lake City; Guy, Anderson, Donovan, Robert W., and Benjamin P. McKenzie, all of Chattanooga; Joseph McKenzie of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Charles W. Moreland of Chattanooga, and 20 grandchildren.

    The four sons have all served in the United States Marine Corps; Earl during World War II; Bob in Korea; Charles and Roy in World War II and Korea.  Mary Catherine was a second lieutenant in the Army Nurses' Corps during the Korean campaign.

    Mr. and Mrs. Barrows were married in 1923.  He has been hoist operator and ticket agent for the Lookout Mountain Incline Co. for more than 36 years.

    Mary Catherine Barrows is the director of nurses at Erlanger Hospital; Earl is acting postmaster of Lookout Mountain; Roy Jr. and Robert are employees of the Lookout Mountain Post Office.  Charles is in the Air Force and is stationed in Colorado.

    Mrs. Barrows was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a charter member of the Navy Mothers' of America organization in Chattanooga.

    Interment will be in Forest Hills. Pallbearers will be Ben Fulghum, Dan Broadwater, H.L. Harbin, Leonard Seagle, Walter Myers, Leonard Hicks and Albert Cox.

 

Submitted by Robbie Burkhart
SamandRob@aol.com