Dorothy ‘Dot’ Irine Payne Harlow

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Age 87, Mount Solon, Va.

Dorothy “Dot” Irine Payne Harlow, 87, of Mt. Solon, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Dot was born on November 11, 1934, a daughter of the late Blanch (Huffer) and Lawnie S. Michael.

She was first married to Richard Payne who preceded her in death in 1959, and later married Robert Eugene Harlow, who also preceded her in death on September 1, 1998.

Dot is survived by daughters, Julie Harlow of Stanley, and Loretta Graham and husband, Jerry, of Mt. Solon; sons, Bobby Harlow and wife, Vickie, of Rockingham, and Roger Harlow of Mt. Solon; grandchildren, Jeremy Lee Harlow, William Scotty Harlow, Melissa Willis, JJ Graham, Shawn Harlow, Douglas Harlow, and Amanda Lam; special niece, Peggy Snyder; special nephew, Roger Snyder; numerous great-grandchildren, aunts, nieces and nephews; special pet cat, Tom Tom.

She is also preceded in death by a son, Dennis Harlow; grandson, Dustin Eugene Harlow; sisters, Lillian M. Michael Good, and Lula Mae Snyder.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Bridgewater, or anytime at the home of Bobby Harlow.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 30 at the funeral home, with burial to follow at Emmanuel Church Cemetery in Mount Solon.

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