Cynthia Blocker McGrady | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | July 4, 2016 10:01 am

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Cynthia Blocker McGrady, known by many as “Cindy”, age 64, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family Thursday evening, June #0, 2016 at her home on Edward Road in Walterboro while under the care of Hospice of Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 6 o’clock Tuesday evening, July 5, 2016, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. The Reverend Rodney Lyons officiating.

The family will receive friends during a time of visitation following the funeral ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be directed in her memory to: Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601; or donate online at www.alz.org.

Born November 23, 1951 in Walterboro, she was a daughter of the late Hallie Hammond Blocker and the late Edith Hallie Robertson Blocker. For the past twenty plus years, she has been a devoted homemaker, centering her life around her family, especially her grandchildren. She was known as a hardworking person, and in her earlier years had worked at Asten Hill, J.P. Stevens and other places within the community. A loyal and trusted friend, she was always a shoulder to lean upon or the voice of wise wisdom when needed.   She truly loved the outdoors – tending to her flowers and gardens, the beautiful pond situated outside their beloved home, and fishing.

Surviving are: her husband of thirty years, Mr. Johnny G. McGrady; four children, David Thomas Blocker of Walterboro, Troyce Jean Ackerman of Islandton, John Anthony Ackerman of Walterboro, and Edith JoAnn Ackerman of Walterboro; three sisters, Gloria Jean Lyons of Walterboro, Nancy JoAnn Blocker Jarvis of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and Linda Annette Blocker Danford of Salters; and three step-brothers, Albert Hair, Jimmie Hair, and Kenneth Hair.   There are seven grandchildren, Hallie Blocker, Josh Blocker, Julia Crosby, Logan Hiers, Lacy Lee, Savannah Lee, and J.T. Lee that also survive. She was preceded in death by a brother, Hallie Kirk Blocker.

Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.

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