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Mary Lorene Blakely

October 1, 1916 February 14, 2010
Mary Lorene Blakely
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Mary Lorene Blakely, 93 of Toney, Alabama died on Sunday, February 14, 2010, at ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOSPITAL in Athens, Alabama.A Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Smith, Rev. Lynn Marshall, Rev. Tony Boyles officiating. Interment will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.Born Sunday, October 1, 1916 in Lineville, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Monroe Knight and the late Eloise McCollum Knight. She was a member and sunday school teacher of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was very active in chruch, and loved helping others. She adored children of all ages. She was a devoted wife and mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. she was an excellent seamstress and embroiderer. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas Estes Blakely, a brother Eldron Knight, and a sister Mauvalene Jones.Surviving are son, Doug (Debbie) Blakely of Toney, AL, daughter, Annette (Sonny) Zirbel of Athens, AL., grandchildren Stanley (Debra) Zirbel of Athen, AL, Anthony (Missy) Zirbel of Athens, AL, Paula (Rich) Maurer of Greenville, SC, Derek Blakely of Toney, AL, Colin Blakely of Toney, AL, Chelsea Blakely of Toney, AL, great grandchildren Zachery Zirbel, Jake Zirbel, Grace Zirbel, Matthew Zirbel, Heather Zirbel and Blake Zirbel all of Athens, Al, Kaitlyn Maurer, Laura Maurer and Alyssa Maurer all of Greenville, SC, great great grandchild Leyton Zirbel of Athens,AL.

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