Carol Richardson McDowell, 69, enjoyed making memories at the beach with her family

Carol Richardson McDowell, 69, of Virginia Beach, passed away at home Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Carol was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her flowers, cooking and reading. Carol attended Clemson University and was a lifelong Tigers fan. Carol loved taking her children and grandchildren to the beach. Her grandchildren meant the world to her.

She was preceded in death by her father, J. Clayton Richardson; and brother, John Richardson.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 50 years, Glen McDowell; daughter, Linda Beckman, and her husband, Morgan; son, Jason McDowell, and his wife, Jennifer; grandchildren, Xander Beckman, Harrison Beckman, Ian McDowell and Alyssa McDowell; mother, Ann Richardson; siblings, Elaine, Eric, Susan, Vickie and Janis.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation from 5 to 6 p.m., Monday, April 30, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.

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