Irene Scarrow

Published 8:33 pm Monday, August 18, 2014

Irene Scarrow, 78, passed away Aug. 15, 2014. She is the daughter of the late Ethel and Hyrum Smothers.

Irene is survived by her husband of 38 years, Floyd Scarrow; daughters, Shirley Daniels, of Atlanta, Ga., Karen Jones and husband, Jerry, of Chesapeake, Julie Cary and husband, Dennis, of Illinois, Mary Catherine Krenger, of Idaho, and Estina Taraske, of Nevada; sons, David Lyn Starcher and Ricky Starcher, both of Chesapeake; sister, Ruby Walters, of Lewis, Del.; and brothers, Kenny Smothers and John Smothers, both of Illinois; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. by the Rev. John Hunter in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23434. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the service. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at

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