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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for May 26, 2015

April 18, 1920-May 25, 2015
Graveside services for Mary Virginia Blackledge, 95, of Heidelberg, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from Zion's Rest Cemetery in Eucutta, with Tony Brashier officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Born on Sunday, April 18, 1920 in Clarke County, she died on Monday, May 25, 2015 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Melba and J.L. Langley of Heidelberg and Evelyn Shaw, also of Heidelberg; six grandchildren, Margaret Hutto, Tammy Williams, Elizabeth White, Monica Shaw, Melanie Howard and Vicki Glenn; 11 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Lamar Blackledge; her father, Gordon Lowery; her mother, Lucy Lowery; two sons, Gordon Lamar Blackledge and Larry Wayne Blackledge; four brothers, Van Lowery, Aubrey Lowery, C.T. Lowery and Lucian Lowery; and two sisters, Jerolene Loper and Alice Ruth Lowery.

Pallbearers will be Ralph Rowell, Houston Hutto, Corban Williams, Collin Williams, Richard Williams, Clint Hutto and J.L. Langley.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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