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Nancye Payne Sullivan Dow, 89, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Mrs. Dow was born at home on June 23, 1924, in White Oak, Stafford County, to the late Charles W. and Hilda Sarah Lee Sullivan. She was a member of Stevensburg Baptist Church. Mrs. Dow had retired from the federal government in 1984 after 27 years of service working for the Atomic Energy Commission, the EPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include her daughter, Janet Littlejohn and husband Ian; grandson William C. Cradlin and wife Jennifer; and two great-grandsons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Robert Parsons Dow; son Fred Stephen Dow; and brother Leroy W. Sullivan.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Fairview Cemetery in Culpeper.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.