O.B. (Bert) Furlow

O.B. (Bert) Furlow passed peacefully in his home on the morning of Friday, March the 24 th 2023.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Kevin Windham and Bro. Michael McArthur officiating. Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery in Huxley.

He was born in Huxley, Texas, on September 30 th 1930 to parents, Emmitt and Levell Dean Furlow. He faithfully served his country in the Marine Corps from February 1952 to February 1954. Later, he worked at Bruce Hardwood Floors. He served as Justice of the Peace for over 30 years. He was a faithful member of Lydia Missionary Baptist Church. He would often spend his days listening to Southern Gospel Music. He deeply loved God as well as his church and family.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Janice Furlow; daughter, Annette Jernigan and husband Jody; son, Mike Furlow and wife Pam; sister, Mozell Scarborough; sisters-in-law, Helen Furlow and Mae Furlow; grandchildren, Samantha Ranft and husband Brant, Jeremy Yates, Logan Furlow, Taylor McGee and husband Tony, and Alan Weeks; great grandchildren, Kale Ranft, Jaycee Ranft, Blakely Ranft, and Bella McGee; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Emmitt and Levell Dean Furlow; brothers, Clovis, James, and Milton Furlow; daughter-in-law, Toletha Harrington Furlow; brother-in-law, Larry Scarborough; and sister-in-law, Joan Furlow.

Pallbearers will be Richard Furlow, Sammy Furlow, Mike Furlow, Jody Jernigan, Jeremy Yates, Logan Furlow, and Allen Weeks. Honorary pallbearers will be Buddy Kay, Ashton Bragg, Rick Haggard, Keith Oswalt, and Brant Raft.

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