Service for Barbara Ann Galloway, 83, of Canton were held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Eu-bank Funeral Home in Canton with Mike Newby officiating. She passed away Jan. 2, 2019, in Athens.
She was born Sept. 16, 1935, to Jesse Donald Henson and Helen Vera Hudson.
She grew up in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School in 1953. She met Jimmy Galloway on a blind date in 1954 and the two married in Plainview in 1955.
They moved to Canton in 1959 where they raised three children. She worked for the City of Canton for many years before retiring.
She was a devout Christian and a member of Canton Church of Christ for 60 years. She enjoyed gardening, yard work and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Candice and Paul Burns; daughter, Angie and Steven Lovelady; son, Greg and Sandy Galloway; mother, Helen Henson; grandchildren, Cody and Jennifer Burns, Andrea and Brian Manry, Jill Brown, Travis and Kelsey Galloway, Ryann and Thomas Landrum, Austin Galloway, Micah Lovelady, and McKenna Lovelady; great-grandchildren, Hunter Manry, Hannah Manry, Barrett Landrum, Melrose Galloway, and Mattie Burns; and sister-in-law, Laura Henson.
She is preceded in death by her father, Jesse Henson; husband, Jimmy Galloway; son, Jimmy Galloway Jr.; brother, Kenneth and Ann Henson; brother, Max Henson; and special friend, Hoss Williams.
Interment was at Haven of Memories in Canton.