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Mary Lester Blakely

November 22, 1957 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 63)

Obituary

Ms. Mary Lester Blakely, 63, went to be with the Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Mary was born in Charlotte, NC on November 22, 1957 to the late Florence Kirkpatrick Blakely and Bennie Blakely Jr.

Mary dedicated her life to helping countless people through the hardest times of their lives in Union and surrounding counties.  She was the proud co-owner and director of Blakely's Funeral and Cremation Service.

Those left to cherish her memory are God-daughter, Mya Garmon; Brothers: Bennie Blakely, III and Anthony Blakely both of Monroe, NC; Sisters: Ada Blakely and Patricia Blakely both of Monroe, NC and Melissa Black of Wingate, NC. 

Numerous nieces and nephews; cousin, Chris Rankin of Concord, NC; Aunts Juanita McCorkle and Frankie Bell Murray both of Charlotte, NC.  A very best friend, Melba Helms; close friend Mesha Brown; business partner, Marvin Chambers; and her staff at Blakely's Funeral and Cremation Service.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Lester Blakely, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 1, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Blakely Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.
714 East Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28110

Visitation
Friday
April 2, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Blakely Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.
714 East Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28110

Viewing
Saturday
April 3, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Greater Blessed Hope Baptist Church
3607 Andrew Jackson Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173

Celebration of Life
Saturday
April 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Greater Blessed Hope Baptist Church
3607 Andrew Jackson Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173

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