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Lucy Carpenter Harlow

August 1, 1942 — March 28, 2019

Lucy Carpenter Harlow, 76, a resident of Nassawadox, VA, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox. A native of Birdsnest, VA, she was the daughter of the late Wilton Danzel Carpenter and the late Addie Olivia Hamblin Carpenter. Lucy was retired from the Eastern Shore Community Services Board, an advocate for the Arts, and enjoyed gardening, flower arranging and interior decorating.

She is survived by three children, John Joseph Harlow III of Cheriton, VA, Theresa Harlow Goller and her husband, Clifford Steven, of Cheriton, and Patrick Wilton Harlow, Sr. and his wife, Theresa Causey, of Ragley, LA; a sister, Joyce Carpenter Miles of Cape Charles, VA; and three grandchildren, Cody Spencer Goller, Matthew Tyler Harlow, and Patrick Wilton Harlow, Jr.

A celebration of Lucy's Life will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 3:00 PM, at her daughter's house, 4110 Stoakley Road, Cheriton, Virginia 23316. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cape Charles Christian School, Post Office Box 30, Cape Charles, VA 23310.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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