Mary Margie Blige was born on August 31, 1941 in Savannah, Ga to the late Bishop David and Albertha Underwood. Mary was blessed to have ten brothers and three sisters. She was educated in the Chatham County School System. She was a member of Branded Hearts Church Int’l for twenty-two years.
In 1960 Mary married Christopher Middleton. From this union three beautiful children were born, Roslyn (Snooly), Audrey, and Onzetta (Boobie). She loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren with all of her heart.
Mary’s love for children afforded her the opportunity to obtain employment with Greenbriar Children’s Home and St. Mary’s Home as a house parent. Her work ethic had a lasting impact on many children and employees. She also was a cook in the Chatham County School system for many years.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Audrey Young, six brothers and two sisters.
She leaves to celebrate her life and cherish her memories, two daughters: Roslyn Quarterman & Onzetta Roberts (Ellery); nine grandchildren: Ebony Young-Williams, Tietta Quaterman, Eshawnda Scott (Maurio), Ashley Quarterman, Marion Roberts, Sherwood Young, Jr., Ellery Roberts, Jr., India Roberts, and Jason Roberts; fifteen great-grandchildren that she knew and loved dearly; one sister: Joeant Adams; oldest niece: Min. Sherrill Gilbert; four brothers: Lee Underwood, Bishop Van Underwood, Marcell Underwood, Till Underwood; best friend: Annie Mae Dillard (Ralph); and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
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