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Carolyn Ann Harvey

July 28, 2021

Carolyn entered in external rest at Heartland Nursing Home, July 28,2021,  to be with her Lord and Savior.

She was born on July 9, 1963 to the late John and Adlean Harvey. She was preceded in death by her sister Sarah E. Abbitt, and two brother’s John Harvey Jr. And Fredrick L. Harvey. One great nephew.

She is survived by one brother, Donnie R. Harvey; two nieces, Kimberly R Abbitt, Latoya Harvey-Harrington (Kassime); three nephews Charles R. Abbitt Jr. Brian O Abbitt, Kevin Fleshman; brother-in-law Charles R. Abbitt Sr; a host of great nieces and nephews; one great-great niece, one great-great nephew;  caretakers Dawn Spears , Hilda Means, Mary Franklin, Leticia Lipford, Rosa Thomas, Janette Christian, Rose Wheeler, Elder Jones, Norma Wilkes and Cynthia Terry; and many special cousins and friends. We like to thank Heartland, Hospice and Tharp Funeral Home for all their acts of kindness.

Carolyn Harvey was living in Spout Spring Va. She worked for Appomattox school system as a bus driver from September 1988 to 2002. She also drove a cab for pastor David of Madison Heights Va. Carolyn was a faithful member at an early age at Mt. Shiloh Baptist church of Spout Spring Va., were she sung in the choir and with Calvin and Coretta Elliott gospel group. She had her love for gospel music, she later became a faithful member of Jesus Center Baptist Church of Appomattox Va. under the Elder Alfred Jones and the late Sister Judy Jones. Carolyn continued her loved for gospel music and she drove the car to pick up children for Sunday school and vacation Bible school.

Until her health failed, she was put on dialysis. She had been on dialysis for 15 yrs. Due to complications, her doctor recommended that she go to a nursing home to monitor her medication and she stayed until her passing. She went to several facilities including Johnson Senior Center, Fairmont Crossing, then a group home. She later entered Heartland of Lynchburg Va, from August 2011 to July 28, 2021.  Through all her pains she continued to sing a few of her favorite songs, I won’t complain, Eyes on a Sparrow, Want it be Grand, May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me .

Memorial service at 2 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home and repast following at Jesus Center Church Community Center in Appomattox Va .

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Memorial service at 2 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home and repast following at Jesus Center Church Community Center in Appomattox Va .

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Posted by Stevenson Spears on August 19, 2021

Carolyn was the first Heartland resident my mother and I met when mom moved there. We met her outside on the front patio area and she greeted us with that big smile and welcoming voice. Such a sweetheart. After mom passed we were moving her things out of her room and Carolyn saw us and she immediately realized what had happened. She cried with me for a few moments. Thank you Carolyn for seeing the heartbreak of others - even through your own struggles you had a kind word and smile. I am sure you are already missed by many.

Posted by Heidi on August 11, 2021

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