Chief Franklin Barrow grew up in Draper, NC, now called Eden. He and his family lived across the street from Melvine's home and they attended and were members of the Draper Pentecost Holiness Church. They attended Sunday school, worship on Sunday morning and evening, Wednesday night service, and frequent revival services. In addition, they participated in the annual Daily Vacation Bible School. The attended the same elementary and high school.
Franklin served as a Chaplain's Assistant (at one time they were called Chapel Management Specialists). In other words, they are church administrators. Chaplains are dependent upon the services of chaplain assistants. They are a vital part of the ministry and the ministry team.
Hugh's News applauds Franklin Barrow for his excellent leadership and influence with the Protestant Parrish Council. He has not forgotten his roots in the Pentecostal Holiness Church.