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Michael Eugene Barrow

of Little Rock, AR, 1942 - 2022

MICHAEL EUGENE BARROW, 80 of Little Rock, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2022, after a courageous battle following a stroke. He was a loving brother and friend to so many people in his life. He was born in Wichita, Kan., on October 8, 1942, to Gene Barrow and Bernice Harrison Barrow from Fordyce.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Brett Barrow.
He is survived by his sister, Carolyn Barrow Henry of Little Rock and a brother, Ted Barrow (Debbie) of Willow Park, Texas; children, Matt Barrow (Marilyn) and Abby Barrow; four grandchildren, Jenny Barrow, Nicholas Barrow, Annie Amberg (Hunter), and Emily Summers (Avery), and many nieces, nepews, cousins, and friends.
Mike grew up in Fordyce, Ark., and was on the Redbug football team. He graduated with a business degree from Henderson State University and became a roofing contractor living in Helena, Ark., and later moving to North Little Rock. After retiring, he enjoyed traveling and most of all skiing in Aspen, Colo.
The family would like to thank all the caregivers and especially Lecia Piggee and Beverly Rice who were with him for many years.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Friday at Oakland Cemetery in Fordyce. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Published December 9, 2022

Benton Funeral Home Inc.
501 West 4th Street, Fordyce, AR
Phone: 870-352-3131