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Mary “Kitty” Kathleen Carper, 79, of Charles Town, WV passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at her residence.

Born March 15, 1941 in Bakerton, WV, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Boyd and Frances Elizabeth Lee Boyd.

Kitty was a graduate of Charles Town High School, class of 1959, where she played the French horn in the band and was a marjorette.  She was retired from Charles Town Races as a mutual clerk with 41 years of service.  

She was of the Methodist faith.

Kitty  is survived by two daughters, Victoria McDonald of Hedgesville, WV and Shelly Sechrist and husband, Woody of Charles Town; one son, William E. Carper, Jr. and wife, Samantha of Rippon; one sister, Frances Kennie Marlow of Charles Town; five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Elmer Carper, Sr., daughter, Kimberly Carper and sister, Anna Mae Reedy.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Pastor Mike Lowrey officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg, WV.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shenandoah Oncology, 400 Campus Drive, #100, Winchester, VA  22601.

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