March 21, 1933 - September 10, 2019
Barbara Jo Arbogast Layfield, 86 of Salem departed this life on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Genesis Health Care Center, Salem. She was born on March 21, 1933 at Bristol a daughter of the late Wilbert P. and Freda VanPelt Morgan Lowe. On February 6, 1952 she married Arlit Jackalee Arbogast the father of her children who preceded her in 1985. On June 12, 1997 she married Russell Paul Layfield who preceded her in death on September 22, 2013. Surviving are one son, William D. Arbogast and wife Mary, Elk Lick, two grandchildren, Brandon Arbogast, Morgantown, Amanda John, Weston, 5 great grandchildren, step son, Gregory Layfield and wife Janet, Salem, two step daughters, Michella Nuce and husband James, Monongah, Kimberly Carnes, Hepzibah, three sisters, Rita Lowe Hyde, Salem, Monree Lowe Patterson, Fairmont, Mary Lowe Gaskins, Smithburg, four brothers, Kenneth Lowe, Pennsboro, Larry Lowe, Clarksburg, Dan Lowe, St. Pete, MO, Thomas Lowe, Ormond Beach, FL. several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Arlit J. Arbogast Jr. six sisters, Virginia Lowe Hilling, Dorothy Lowe Shingleton, Theodosia Lowe Harkins, Nancy Lowe Herrick, Deloris Lowe Asher and Brenda Lowe, eight brothers, Robert Lowe, Donald Lowe, William Lowe, Jimmie Lowe, Richard (Bud) Lowe, Glenn (Mike) Lowe David and Timothy Lowe. Mrs. Layfield retired from Genesis Health Care Center, Salem as a CNA with 13 year's service. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed sewing and doing crafts. The family would like to gratefully acknowledge the wonderful care provided by Genesis Health Care Center and Amedisys Hospice. Funeral services will be conducted in the Harbert Funeral Home 287 W. Main St. Salem, on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Tim Black presiding. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel after 11 a.m. until time of service. Harbert Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Layfield family.
Barbara Jo Arbogast Layfield, 86 of Salem departed this life on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Genesis Health Care Center, Salem. She was born on March 21, 1933 at Bristol a daughter of the late Wilbert P. and Freda VanPelt Morgan Lowe. On... View Obituary & Service Information
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