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Marcus Lajuan Blakely

September 18, 1978 ~ August 21, 2023 (age 44) 44 Years Old

Marcus Blakely Obituary

Marcus Lajuan Blakely 44 of 211 Austin St. Apt. 9 entered into Eternal Rest on Monday, August 21, 2023 in Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital.

Native of Greer, SC he was a son of the late Frankie James Miller and Debra Ann Blakely Jones.

Educated in the Public Schools of Greenville County, He was a graduate of Greer High School Class of 1997 where he was a member of the Greer High School Yellow Jackets Wrestling Team and Football Team. He was a former Forklift operator for Refresco of Greer.  

He loved all sports and his favorite Football Teams were The Greer High School Yellow Jackets and The Kansas City Chiefs.   

Surviving are: a son, Demarcus Javon (Khadijah) Brooks of Greenville, SC; sisters, Frankie Blakely of Lyman, SC, Kimberly Davis of Greer, SC and Dianne Barton of Knoxville, TN; a brother, Anthony Woods of Greer, SC and Frankie James Miller, Jr of Greenville, SC; 1 grandchild, Tamiyah Jaqua Brooks of Greenville, SC; nieces; nephews; a special friend, Jessie Lou Miller of the home; a host of other relatives and many friends.

Viewing will be from 1:00 until 5:00 PM Friday, August 25, 2023 in the Rev. John H. Gilmore Slumber Room of The Gilmore Mortuary.

Funeral Services will be 12:00 Noon Saturday, August 26, 2023 in the Chapel of The Gilmore Mortuary with Pastor Courtney Cohen, officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Greer, SC.  

The family is receiving friends at the home.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
August 25, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The John H. Gilmore Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Graveside Service
Saturday
August 26, 2023

12:00 PM
The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, SC 29650

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
August 26, 2023

Mountain View Cemetery
303 North Ave
Greer, SC 29650

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