Mary Blake Brantley
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Mary Blake Brantley
  • April 10, 1932 - May 27, 2017
  • Monroe, North Carolina

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Mary Blake Brantley, age 85, of Monroe, went to be with the Lord on May 27, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born in Union County on April 10, 1932, daughter of the late Boyce and Lena Rushing. She was preceded in death by her son, Guy Brantley and by her brother, William Maurice "Dobb" Rushing. Blake is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Harold Brantley; her two sons, Don Brantley (Pamela) and Ted Brantley (Donna); her seven grandchildren, Clark Brantley, Megan Auch (Matt), Nick Brantley (Jackie), Ansley Sheeran (Paul), Jennifer Brantley, Michael Brantley and Mackenzie Brantley; her five great-grandchildren; her sister, Phyllis Mullis (Glenn) and her sister-in-law, Joyce Rushing.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe. A service to celebrate Mrs. Brantley's life will be 2:00pm Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church with interment following in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 3619 Morgan Mill Road, Monroe, NC 28110.
Online condolences may be offered by visiting www.mcewenmonroechapel.com