December 26, 1928-
May 22, 2013
Columbus, Georgia- Mrs. Blanchie Mae Sly entered this life on December 26, 1929 to the late James and Mary Miles in Rutherford, AL. She transitioned to her heavenly reward on Wednesday, May 23, 2013 at the Muscogee Manor Nursing Home in Columbus, GA.
Funeral service for Mrs. Sly was Monday May 27, 2013 at 11:00 E.D.T. from Mt. Missouri Baptist Church, Rutherford, Al. with interment in the church cemetery.
Blanchie accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was a member of Mt. Missouri Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from the Columbus Mill Factory after several years of service.
Forever cherishing her memory are her seven daughters, Maggie (Ralph) Cooper of Hatchechubbee, AL, Ceola Williams of East Chicago, IL, Cleola (Lewis) of Columbus, GA, Willie B. (Bryan) Thomas of Phenix City, AL, Juliann Boyd of Columbus, GA, Christine (Lee) Wiggins of Gary, IN, and Dorothy (Tony) Hatcher of North Carolina; two sons, Timothy (Tammy) Sly of State College, PA and Rudolph Sly of Lafayette, IN; twenty-six grandchildren, fifty great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Gennie Comer of Hatchechubbee, AL; a brother, Johnny Miles of Alabama; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on May 28, 2013