Tom & Florence Barkley
(Gospel Missionary Union)
Tom is the twin brother of Bill. Tom left Ballymena in 1951 to live and work in London. He arrived in Brazil in 1970 under the auspices of Gospel Missionary Union. He like Bill married a bride from the USA. Tom and Florence were married in 1972.
Tom served in various literature ministries and Florence taught in missionary schools until they returned from Brazil in 1991. Tom and Florence moved to Belize in 1992 where Tom opened a bookshop in Orange Walk Town and Florence taught in Orange Walk Chapel School.
Tom and Florence moved to Peoria, USA in 2000 where Tom has a ministry amongst the prison population and Florence has been involved in teaching in a local school.