Marilyn Joan Barfield, 82, of Princeton, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, while surrounded by her family. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska Aug. 6, 1932 to Glen and Blanche (Lamb) Plowman. On Nov. 15, 1952, she was married to Melvin Barfield who survives her.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother that not only loved her family but also loved the Gospel. She was a home maker that sacrificially gave for her family.

She is also survived by sons; Michael (Rhonda) Barfield of St. Charles, Missouri, Steven (Anna) Barfield of Germany, Brad (Rhonda) Barfield of Winchester, Kentucky and Eric (Kathy) Barfield of Columbia, S.C.

Also daughters; Jane (George) Ferguson of New Bern, North Carolina, Joan (Marty) Alden of Princeton and Diane (Gene) Houston of Marion, North Carolina.

Other survivors include brothers; Richard Plowman of Waco, Texas, Dale (Marilyn) Plowman of Omaha, Nebraska, Gale (Juliet) Plowman of Sioux City, Iowa, Ray (Carolyn) Plowman of Oskaloosa, Iowa and sisters; Yvonne Reeves, Ruth Brown, Barbara (John) Schulteiss of Anna, Illinois, Nancy Veldheizen of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Kathy Plowman of Nebraska and Linda (Claire) Thoreson of Sioux City, Iowa, 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

 There was a memorial service and celebration of life that took place on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Bethel Memorial Church with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. 

Doyle Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.