WHITLOW, Ida Pauline

RICH CREEK, VA – Ida Pauline Whitlow, 96, of Rich Creek, VA passed away, Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA. Born November 8, 1918 at Rock, WV she was the daughter of the late Lawson Wayne and Rosa Belle Bailey Syres. Mrs. Whitlow was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rich Creek, VA and was a homemaker. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Willard W. Whitlow, five brothers and five sisters. She was the last surviving member of her family. Left to cherish her memories are: five daughters, Pam Stables and husband Bill of Narrows, VA, Margie Turner and husband Doug of Pearisburg, VA, Brenda Hendrickson and husband Finley of Danville, KY, Linda Hager and husband Rodger of Charleston, WV, Paula Lee and husband Greg of Narrows, VA, two sisters in law, Ruth Carden of Roanoke, VA and Maxine Syres of Rock, WV, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and two loving caregivers, Gladys Sears and Sharon Fisher. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Friday, October 9, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Rich Creek, VA with Pastors Jason Smith and Ricky Green officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Rich Creek, VA. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until time of the service at the church, Friday. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.  Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.