Mary Magdalene McLemore

January 6, 1930 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 90)


“The Lord is my Shephard, I shall not want.”   Psalm 23


A Time To Be Born:  Mrs. Mary Magdalene Blount McLemore was born January 6, 1930 in Jacksonville, Fla. to the late Henry Blount and Eva Wilson Blount.

A Time To Serve God: Mrs. Mary McLemore was a dedicated member of Ericka Baptist Church in Higgston, Ga. She was the oldest member of her church under the leadership of Rev. Ronnie Day.

A Time To Unite:  Mrs. Mary McLemore was united in Holy Matrimony with the love of her life, the late Mr. Henry Buddy McLemore on January 15, 1949. Nine children were born to this union.

A Time To Transition: Mrs. Mary McLemore transitioned at age ninety (90), a beloved wife, mother and child of God, quietly with reassurance, made her transition from her earthly life at the Community Hospice House of Vidalia, Ga on Sunday,  August 23, 2020 at 7:30am.

In addition to his parents and husband of fifty-two (52) years, she was preceded in death by all her brothers and sisters; five children, Willie Ray, Henry Larry, Jr., Michael, Diane and Waltine.

A Time To Mourn:  She leaves to cherish her memories six children. Three  daughters: Carolyn Cannida, Annie Grace McLemore both of Vidalia, Ga. and Bobbie Fuller of Ailey, Ga.; Three sons: Jimmy (Manella) McLemore of Vidalia, Ga., Ronnie (Diane) McLemore and Willie (Debra) Williams both of Ailey, Ga.; Two adopted sons: Fernando Pete Harris and Reid (Karen) Oates; One son-n-law, Natfield Rivers; One sister-n-law, Darlene Jacobs; Special transport ladies: Donna Jacobs and Carolyn Brooks; Special niece and close friend, Estella Harmon; Special nephew, James (Peggy) Kelly; The love of her life were her fifteen (15) grandchildren: Beverly (Al), Sharon (Isaac), Jerald (Tammy), Donnita (Shawn), Yirmeyah/Anthony, Jammie, Constance, Valerie, Thomas, Donnie, Ashley, Willie Jr., Samantha, Anthony, Johnical; One adopted granddaughter, Joanna (Jeff) Adams;Two cousins: Leola Wilson and Wyomia Wilson; One special daughter, Sarah (Lamont) McLemore Garrison; A host of loving nieces, nephews, and great grands.

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August 28, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
First African Baptist Church
Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Vidalia, GA 30474

Graveside Service
August 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery
1855 Sawmill Rd.
Ailey, GA 30410

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