Alleane N. Gathers Barkow, age 94, of Hermitage and formerly of Shannondale, passed away early Saturday morning, June 1, 2019 at the Nugent Convalescent Home in Hermitage.
Born November 28, 1924 in Shannondale, she was a daughter of the late David C. and Emma Pearl Burkhouse Gathers.
Alleane was a graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School.
On July 17, 1945, in Harrisburg, she married Louis J. Barkow and he preceded her in death on August 18, 2014.
Alleane is survived by numerous great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Alleane was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister: Blake Gathers, Malcolm Gathers, Willis Darl “Mutt” Gathers, Clayton “Derby” Gathers, Albert Wayne “Dommie” Gathers, Elwood Gathers, Don Gathers and Leone Gathers.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the Westview Cemetery in Summerville, Jefferson County.
Online condolences may be sent to Alleane’s family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service of New Bethlehem.
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