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Willie Mae Blakeney

July 29, 1927 ~ January 20, 2020 (age 92)


Willie Mae was born in Pageland, South Carolina on July 29, 1927. With quite a few brothers and sisters. Where they all attended school.


Willie Mae was and still is the Monarch of the family. She enjoyed caring for her loved ones, from cooking delicious meals and deserts to being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother; she was the one everyone went to when they had a problem, she was also that strong willed women that wasn’t to be played with (she would put you in your place real quick).  But most importantly she was greatly loved by everyone in her family.


Willie Mae (Susan) Blakeney passed away at Maimonides Hospital on the 20, day of January 2020, at 7:48 am.


Willie Mae was predeceased by her husband, Sylvester Blakeney of 55 years.


Willie Mae is lovingly remembered by her three children, Carol Blakeney-Lopez and her husband Pedro Lopez of Wyandanch, New York, her son Mario Blakeney of Brooklyn, New York; Patricia Lockhart her daughter of Brooklyn, New York. Also, her Grandchildren, Latoya Liggins, Monica Austin, Camron Lightburn, Mathew Blakeney, Mark Mario Blakeney and Mya Blakeney. As well as three Great Grandchildren, Xavier Liggins, Royce Herbert Jr. and London Knight-Lightburn.

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January 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Heritage Memorial Chapel
665 Blake Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207

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