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Obituary: Mary Lee Farlow

October 22, 1932- January 8, 2014 - Mary Lee passed peacefully from this life the evening of January 8, 2014 after a gradual decline in health. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and friends during the last days of her life.
Mary Lee was born and grew up in Seagrove, NC.  After graduating from Elon University, her career path in education led her to thirty years of service at Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland where she was able to touch the lives of many students resulting in the “Mary Lee Farlow Outstanding Students Scholarship”. Memorial gifts can be made in care of the Towson State Foundation, P.O. Box 17165, Baltimore, MD 21297-0219 or online at
Upon retirement in 1995, Mary Lee returned to the simple pleasures of life at Kure Beach where she spent many joyous years with family and friends.
Mary Lee is survived by her brother, Ray Farlow and his wife, Sue; nephew, Charles Farlow and wife, Nancy; niece, Pam Johnson and husband, JJ; niece, Sonya Pearce and husband, Sammy; niece, Mary Luck and husband, Steve; seven great nephews and one great niece.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Kure Memorial Lutheran Church on Saturday, February 1 at 2 pm.