May 29, 1930 - November 5, 2021
In Loving Memory Of: Mary (Honey) McCrary was born on May 29, 1930 to the late Evans and Rosa McLendon in Choctow County, Alabama. She was the 5th of seven children born to this union. Mary grew up on the family farm until her middle school years, when they moved to Mobile, AL. Mary graduated from Mobile County Training School in 1947. She was the first of her siblings to graduate high school. After graduation Mary moved to Detroit, Michigan to live with her sister Leola. She attended and was baptized at Clinton Street Greater Bethlehem Temple church under the leadership of Bishop S.N Hancock. It was there she met her late husband Willie McCrary. Mary and Willie were married in 1957. To their union two beautiful children were born, Dwayne and Andrea McCrary. When she first arrived in Detroit, she began doing domestic work for a local family. She later worked at the Detroit Statler Hotel. After marriage and the birth of her children she worked for Grace Hospital. She and Willie also owned their own cleaning business where the primary client was the US Postal Service. As an empty nester she worked for several years at Dimensions in Fashions. In the 90’s she earned a Real Estate License and worked for Staten Realty. Mary enjoyed gardening and would often plant her garden at home in Detroit before taking the family vacation to Georgia where she planted and maintained a garden there as well. She loved to decorate, and bake sweet potato pies. Mary is also renowned for her signature fingernails. God called Mary home Friday, November 5, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Evans and Rosie McLendon, her loving husband Willie McCrary, her brothers, Moses, Woodie, Evans (Mack), and Charles McLendon, and her sister Mattie Lee Copridge. She leaves to cherish her memories two loving children Dwayne and Andrea McCrary; one sister Leola Payne, a host of nieces, nephews, and loving friends.
In Loving Memory Of: Mary (Honey) McCrary was born on May 29, 1930 to the late Evans and Rosa McLendon in Choctow County, Alabama. She was the 5th of seven children born to this union. Mary grew up on the family farm until her middle school... View Obituary & Service Information
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