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Mary A Jefferson

April 3, 1937 — April 19, 2020

Mary A. Jefferson, 83, entered into rest on April 19, 2020 at McCrea Manor in Alliance after a brave fight against cancer.

She was born in Tifton, Georgia on April 3, 1937 and grew up in Pearson Georgia. Mary later moved and became a long-time resident of Alliance, Ohio.

During her life, Mary was an excellent cook and enjoyed entertaining her family and friends with hearty meals and lots of laughs.  She was greatly loved for her kind and generous heart.   Prior to her illness she was an active member of Second Baptist Church.  Throughout her career, Mary enjoyed working at Ideal Cleaners, health care facilities and dietary services at Alliance City Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Willie Dee Jefferson, sister, Rosa Lee Jefferson, aunt and uncle Macon & Evelyn Brown.

Mary leaves to cherish her memory sister Cora Jefferson, brother Cecil (Emma) Jefferson, Jr. both of Alliance, sister Susie Jefferson of Dallas Texas, , niece Donna Jefferson of Pearson Georgia, great-niece Keke (Pete) Ingram of Tulsa Oklahoma, devoted cousin Elaine Brown of Alliance and a host of nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends in Georgia, Ohio and Oklahoma.

In consideration for the health and safety of family and friends, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the immediate family and a limited number of friends will hold a private graveside service to celebrate Mary’s life on Thursday, April 23, 2020 with Rev. Bell officiating.  Interment will be at Alliance City Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Mary’s in-home and hospital health care team and the Hospice care team in Canton and Alliance.

Arrangements entrusted to Cassaday Turkle Funeral Services.

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