Mary Blanche Corry Laney, 85, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at her daughter’s Pawley’s Island home surrounded by her children. Her death was peaceful and brave. Born in Bennettsville, SC, Mary Blanche was the daughter of the late John Stanhope Corry, Sr. and Pocahontas Edens Corry. She was the widow of Campbell Plyler Laney, Jr. Mary Blanche Laney was retired from Chesterfield County Library Systems, a job that she loved.
She is survived by her children, Corry Laney Hudson, of Pawleys Island, John (Joani) Laney of Clarkston, WA, and Jean Ann (Steve) Brakefield of Murrells Inlet, SC, Her surviving sisters-in-law, Margaret Ready Corry of Bennettsville, SC, and Ethel Ann Laney (James) Streater of Cheraw. Mary Blanche had seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband listed above, also a brother John S. Corry, Jr.
The family will receive friends at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 31st. A brief Celebration of Life service will begin at 1:30 PM in the Chapel. Mrs. Laney will be remembered for all that she gave to the community of Cheraw and the people she loved.
Memorials may be sent in her name to: St. David’s Cemetery Association, PO Box 1196, Cheraw, SC 29520 and/or Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.
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