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Celebrating the life of

Laura Barrow McIntosh

September 15, 1948 - November 06, 2019

Laura Barrow McIntosh

The family of Laura Barrow McIntosh is saddened to announce her death.  She died at her home in Savannah on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Craig Barrow, Jr. and the wife of James F. McIntosh, Jr.  Laura was educated at Savannah Country Day, Oldfields School, Glencoe, MD, and the University of Georgia.  She and her husband had residences in Savannah and Brevard, NC, and on their sailboat in Abaco, Bahamas.  She spent a lifetime defending our rivers and marshes, our mountains and the environment of our earth.  She was an avid gardener with extensive knowledge of flora and fauna, at the shore or in the mountains.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband James “Jimbo” McIntosh, by her sister, Elfrida Barrow Moore Sinkler and her husband, G. Dana Sinkler, and her brother Craig Barrow III and his wife Diana Deas Barrow, and many loving nieces and nephews and cousins.  Laura’s love of dogs is well known and in lieu of flowers we request a donation to a dog rescue facility of your choice.

A memorial gathering is planned at later date.

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Deepest condolences Jimbo and to all the family. Was really sad about this news

- Miles Altman , Bluffton , S.C.


Working with Laura on the Save Victoria Bluff project many years ago showed me her organizational skills and devotion to the job at hand. Her contacts in the environmental arena were enormous. The low country was blessed to have had her.

- Lou DuFresne, Jackson, GA


With condolences to the Barrow and McIntosh family. Laura was a true patriot for the good of the land in Jasper and Beaufort counties. She followed the conservation achievements of her family in preserving their heritage for centuries. To a true southern lady. May you rest in peace.

- Mark and Becky Covington, Port Royal, S.C.


We are so sorry to hear about the death of dear, sweet Laura. We have wonderful memories of our times with Laura and Jimbo. She was a truly special person. My deepest sympathy goes to the whole family but especially Jimbo, Craig and Diana.

- Lorraine and Bruce Goff, Townsend, GA


I was so lucky to have known Laura for decades. She possessed a quiet strength and aimed her considerable talents at noble and worthy causes. More often than not she prevailed. A genuine southern belle she conducted herself as one would expect of a woman of her caliber; classy, calm, composed and caring. The environment and animals mourn her passing. As do I. God speed LB. I’ll do my best to look after Jimmy.

- Neff McIntosh, Thunderbolt, GA


Jimbo... and all.. I was so saddened at the news of Lara’s passing... What an enormous impact Laura had on the lives of so many...and her concern for the preservation of our amazing natural surroundings will be remembered, always! Love and pinklight, Nancy Wellard

- Nancy Wellard...widow of Carl Wellard, Bluffton , SC


Jimbo I am so sorry to hear about Laura. Deepest sympathy for you, Craig and Frieda. Prayers - Anne

- Anne Bone, Savannah, Ga


I am heartbroken...love to Jimbo et al...

- Babbie and Don Guscio , Bluffton , S


Our thoughts and prayers are with you! With deepest sympathy !!!

- Allan and Jane Bradham, Savannah, GA


I neglected to sign the last-entered entry.

- Julie Howard, Savannah, GA


Jimbo, I am sad you lost your dear Laura. You were such a devoted, loving husband all these years - the last ones being difficult I imagine. Laura was a lovely person, & I was glad to see she had so many interests and causes - despite her health struggles. You take care.

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Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy,

- Howard Jarrott and Missy Jarrott, Savannah, GA


Jimbo,, Debby and I are so sad for you with Laura’s passing. From our visits with you she sure put up a long, hard fight. We will be thinking of you in these days ahead, and will try to get an evening with you as your schedule permits. Tom & Debby

- Tom and Debby Morris, Savannah, GA


Deepest condolences Jimbo and to all the family. Was really sad about this news

- Miles Altman , Bluffton , S.C.


Working with Laura on the Save Victoria Bluff project many years ago showed me her organizational skills and devotion to the job at hand. Her contacts in the environmental arena were enormous. The low country was blessed to have had her.

- Lou DuFresne, Jackson, GA


With condolences to the Barrow and McIntosh family. Laura was a true patriot for the good of the land in Jasper and Beaufort counties. She followed the conservation achievements of her family in preserving their heritage for centuries. To a true southern lady. May you rest in peace.

- Mark and Becky Covington, Port Royal, S.C.


We are so sorry to hear about the death of dear, sweet Laura. We have wonderful memories of our times with Laura and Jimbo. She was a truly special person. My deepest sympathy goes to the whole family but especially Jimbo, Craig and Diana.

- Lorraine and Bruce Goff, Townsend, GA


I was so lucky to have known Laura for decades. She possessed a quiet strength and aimed her considerable talents at noble and worthy causes. More often than not she prevailed. A genuine southern belle she conducted herself as one would expect of a woman of her caliber; classy, calm, composed and caring. The environment and animals mourn her passing. As do I. God speed LB. I’ll do my best to look after Jimmy.

- Neff McIntosh, Thunderbolt, GA


Jimbo... and all.. I was so saddened at the news of Lara’s passing... What an enormous impact Laura had on the lives of so many...and her concern for the preservation of our amazing natural surroundings will be remembered, always! Love and pinklight, Nancy Wellard

- Nancy Wellard...widow of Carl Wellard, Bluffton , SC


Jimbo I am so sorry to hear about Laura. Deepest sympathy for you, Craig and Frieda. Prayers - Anne

- Anne Bone, Savannah, Ga


I am heartbroken...love to Jimbo et al...

- Babbie and Don Guscio , Bluffton , S


Our thoughts and prayers are with you! With deepest sympathy !!!

- Allan and Jane Bradham, Savannah, GA


A candle has been lit!

- A. Friend , Georg


A candle has been lit!

- Lysa Dixon Savsnnah , Georg


I neglected to sign the last-entered entry.

- Julie Howard, Savannah, GA


Jimbo, I am sad you lost your dear Laura. You were such a devoted, loving husband all these years - the last ones being difficult I imagine. Laura was a lovely person, & I was glad to see she had so many interests and causes - despite her health struggles. You take care.

- , ,


Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy,

- Howard Jarrott and Missy Jarrott, Savannah, GA


Jimbo,, Debby and I are so sad for you with Laura’s passing. From our visits with you she sure put up a long, hard fight. We will be thinking of you in these days ahead, and will try to get an evening with you as your schedule permits. Tom & Debby

- Tom and Debby Morris, Savannah, GA


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200