Obituary for Elizabeth Barrows
Elizabeth “Liz” Barrows
Age 79, of Montour Falls, NY, passed away December 16, 2016. She was born in Wellsburg, NY on October 24, 1937, the daughter of Edward and Myrtle Conklin. Liz graduated from Southside High School in 1955 and worked as an Account Clerk for Sears & Roebuck in Elmira.
She was predeceased by her first and second husbands, Lawrence Erickson and Andrew Barrows; and 6 siblings, Edward, Robert, Charles, William Conklin, Margaret Michaels and Dorothy Stack. She is survived by her beloved life partner and best friend, Gerald “Tob” Tobey; daughter, Barbara Erickson Batley of Princeville, HI; son, Robert (Kelly) Barrows of Elmira; step-son, Andrew Joel Barrows of West Point, TN; brother and sister-n-law, Clifford and Ginny Conklin of Wellsburg, NY; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Wednesday (Dec. 21) from 12pm-1pm; followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00pm.
Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, PO Box 427 Montour Falls, NY 14865 (or online at www.SchuylerHumane.org) You may sign a guestbook or light a “Candle of Remembrance” in her memory online at www.RoyceChedzoy.com