Obituaries

Daniel ‘Dan’ Furlow

Visitation for George Daniel ‘Dan’ Furlow, age 79, of Homer, LA, will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Homer, on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A graveside service and burial, under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Homer, will be held at Strong Cemetery in Huxley, TX, with Dan’s cousin Rev. Gordon Vaughn, officiating on Saturday, February 27th at 2:00 p.m.
Dan passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Claiborne Memorial Medical Center. He was born September 14, 1936, in Huxley, TX, to Neva Green Furlow and Garland Eugene Furlow, being delivered at home by his grandmother, Mamaw Green. Dan always said his memory was so good, as he remembered the dogs barking as Mamaw came down the driveway for his delivery.
He graduated from Strong High School and immediately began working as a pipeline welder until the 1960’s. He moved his family to Haynesville, LA, in 1971, and worked for Gene Goodwin until he developed his own welding business, Furlow Welding. He enjoyed many days on oilrigs and had many funny stories about those who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, Bob & Evie Green, Sudie & Frank Furlow, and two baby girls, Dana & Danette Furlow. He is also preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Furlow of Temple, TX and Buck Furlow of Keithville, a sister, Nell Jobe of Shreveport, and a niece, Patty Procell of Shreveport.
He is survived by his two sons, Mark Furlow, wife Candee, and their children Allee, Alex, and Garrett of Haynesville, Danny Furlow, also of Haynesville, Dan’s wife of 27 years, Virginia Furlow of Homer, and the mother of his children, Hilda Rogers Furlow of Haynesville. He is also survived by his two step daughters, Karen Bailey Lee and husband Butch of Homer, and Kim Bailey Barnette of Baton Rouge, and their children and grandchildren, Dusty Williams, husband Jared, and their son Bailey, Jenna Thompson, husband Shane, and their son Jack-Hutson, and Lindy Lee, and finance’ Aaron Dressel, along with a special niece, Sherri Bower of Robeline, LA.
Pall bearers to serve graveside will be Sammy Furlow, Mike Furlow, Thomas Furlow, Rodney Harvey, Johnny Howell Harvey, and O.L. Hendricks.
Memorials may be made to Claiborne Academy, 6741 Hwy 79, Haynesville, LA 71038, Strong Cemetery, or the donor’s choice.
The family would like to extent a special thanks to Dr.’s D. K, Mark, Scott and Maria Haynes, as well as the nurses and staff of Claiborne Memorial Medical Center.
 

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