Virginia Barrow Carson passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013. A dedicated wife and mother of gentle heart and generous spirit will be greatly missed. She was born February 19, 1929, in Crestview, FL, the daughter of the late Grover and Bertha Barrow also preceded in death by her brother, Jim Barrow, and her sisters, Shirley Clements, Bertha Hallford, Myrtis Bryant and Lillian Williams. After leaving Crestview, she and her husband, Virgil, settled in New Orleans in the Uptown and Lakefront areas and helped her husband establish Lou-Con, Inc., a successful mechanical construction company in St. Bernard Parish for over 50 years. Virginia was a wonderful, loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved the Lord and friend to so many who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Virgil Carson. She is survived by her son, Lane Carson and wife, Laura, her son, Michael Ray Carson, her daughter, Ona Carson Robbins, and her grandchildren, Rebecca Carson Parks and husband, Nathaniel, and their daughter, Harper Claire Parks, Lt. Christopher Carson (USN), Tyler Ray Robbins, and Abigail Virginia Robbins. Neighbors, friends of family, as well as members of Lou-Con, Inc., First Baptist Church, New Orleans and Gentilly Baptist Church are invited to attend the funeral services at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA on Monday, January 28, 2013 with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 12:30 p.m. Interment in Greenwood Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Baptist Church, New Orleans. Condolences may be expressed on line at www.schoencanalstreet.com.