Mary Blake Hurley

Mrs. Mary Blake Hurley, age 83, of Troy, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst.

Mrs. Hurley was born in Montgomery County on June 8, 1937.  She was the daughter of the late Mr. Allen Blake and the late Mrs. Stella Britt Blake. 

She worked as Administrative Assistant for Russell Hosiery Mill in Star for many years, owned a Merle Norman Cosmetics studio, and also had a small shop, Mary’s, which she enjoyed in her later years.  Mrs. Hurley was a member of Holly Mount Baptist Church in Mt. Gilead.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann Hurley of Troy and Jessie H. Morton (Kyle) of Albemarle; and grandchildren, Anslee Morton and Carson Morton.  She was preceded in death by her grandson, John Kaleb Hurley; and her beloved dog, Stella.


A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10 a.m., at Southside Cemetery in Troy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holly Mount Baptist Church, Holly Mount Church Rd., Mt. Gilead, NC  27306.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Montgomery County EMS, the staff of FirstHealth ICU Reid Heart Center and the staff of Pugh Troy Funeral Home for their compassion and care.

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Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Mary Hurley.