Summer Dawn McHarney

Published 11:35 pm Monday, December 11, 2017

Summer Dawn McHarney, age 44, A resident of Burlington, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Union Grove Church of Christ, 6889 N.C. Highway 99 North, Pantego, conducted by Scott Askew.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Ms. McHarney was born in Washington on June 4, 1973. She was the daughter of Charles Levernon McHarney III and Mary Olive Allen. Ms. McHarney lived most of her life in Wake county. She was an outstanding scholar in high school and college, receiving a Mathematics award from N.C. State. In her spare time, Ms. McHarney loved to read, dance and play the piano.

Ms. McHarney is survived by her father, Charles Levernon McHarney III, of Goldsboro; stepmother, Sophie McHarney, of Goldsboro; mother, Mary Olive Allen, of Raleigh; brother, Charles L. McHarney IV and his wife, Melissa, of West End, N.C., and three nieces, Caelan McHarney, Callie McHarney and Conlyn McHarney all of West End.

Memorials may be made to Union Grove Church of Christ Food Bank Fund, c/o Debra Cooper, 6889 N.C. Highway 99 North, Pantego, N.C. 27860.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the McHarney family.