Obituary for Mary Haverty (Barlow)
In Memory of Mary Louise (Mary Lou) Barlow Haverty
Mary Louise Barlow Haverty, 83, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Born in Isle of Wight County, February 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Bessie Wright and Joseph R. Barlow, Sr. She was a retired teacher of Smithfield High School and a member of the Smithfield Baptist Church.
Mary Lou is survived by her daughters, Mary Kim Haverty and Suzanne Haverty; son, Dr. Howard O. Haverty, Jr (Diane); three grandchildren, Joseph Patrick Haverty (Reanne), Daniel Jeffrey Haverty (Kelley), and Lauren Olivia Haverty; brother, Dr. Thomas W. Barlow (Sandra) and sister-in-law, Shirley K Barlow. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard O. Haverty Sr, and her brother, Joseph Ray Barlow, Jr.
A memorial will be held at 1:00pm, EST, on Wednesday, January 24, in Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, VA, with Rev. Dr. Don Rhoton officiating. Private burial will follow in St. Luke’s Memorial Park. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the funeral home at a reception hosted by Smithfield Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to charitable organization of your preference, in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are in the care of the Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton, Blvd., Carrollton, VA. Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at colonialfuneralhomesmithfield.com.