Mary Champion Tolley
January 11, 1932 - February 12, 2021
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DURHAM- Mrs. Mary Champion Tolley age 89, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great Great Grandmother, of Durham, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday February 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents Elijah J. and Alpha Jane Chapel Champion; her beloved husband Edward Morris Tolley, daughter Deborah Tolley Wiggins (Joe),…

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Mary Beverly left a message on February 20, 2021:
Marsha & family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you now & in the coming days!! May God Bless you with his love ❤️ Give you peace & much strength!!! Mary & Dwight
Wayne and Wanda llamas left a message on February 18, 2021:
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The Johnson's left a message on February 16, 2021:
Mrs. Tolley was such a sweet soul. We are so sorry for your loss. You will all be in our prayers.
Dorothy and Vance Clayton left a message on February 15, 2021:
Marsha and Family So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet Lady. I know you will surely miss her. Our prayers are with you and your Family. Vance and Dorothy Clayton
Danny Champion left a message on February 14, 2021:
I have many fond memories of visiting Ed and Mary from the time I was a child in the 1960's until a few years ago. She will be missed.
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Jessica Price left a message on February 14, 2021:
My great grandma was one of the most amazing women that there could be. I can’t even begin to share a memory because I have so many and I am so fortunate for that. She had such a kind heart, was so thoughtful, and loved her family more than words could say. Not only was she my great grandma, but she was my children’s great great grandma and she took pride in that. We were so fortunate to have had her in our lives as long as we had and I like to believe that she held on long enough to be sure to meet my newest child whom is only a month old and she was able to see the day before her passing. There will always be a piece of my heart missing, but I will cherish the moments spent with her and the memories made in hopes that will be enough. I love you great grandma. Enjoy that missed time with great grandpa, as I know he is so thankful to have you back as well as Scotty, and unfortunately Snow White, which I know wasn’t your favorite dog but you dealt with for me. You will truly be missed.
Vivian Taylor Briggs left a message on February 13, 2021:
Ms. Mary was one of the sweetest ladies that I have ever known. I first met her back in the early 1960's. She always had a smile and a kind word. I know that everyone that knew her will certainly miss her. Marsha and family, I will be praying for all of you. If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know.
Nancy and Lad Dixon left a message on February 13, 2021:
Marsha , Gayle and Jessica and family so sorry to hear about Mrs . Tolley. Our prayers are with y’all. She was such a sweet lady. Nancy and Lad Dixon
Debbie Ferrell left a message on February 13, 2021:
Marsha and family. Larry and I are heart-broken to learn of Mama Tolley's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are. With you all. Debbie (fox) and Larry Ferrell
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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