Mariah Breshay Blackley was born on May 15, 1996 in Spartanburg, SC, and was a daughter of Kyra Pettit.
“Bre”, as she was so affectionately called, was a graduate of Chesnee High School and later on attended Spartanburg Methodist College, where she graduated with an associate’s Degree in Accounting. Mariah was employed at Sitel as a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent.
Mariah went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 16, 2022. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Cathy (NaNa) Gordon.
Left to cherish Mariah “Bre’s” memory is her mother Kyra Pettit; her fiancé, Terez Kirkland, of Spartanburg, SC; her grandparents, Freddie Gordon, of Rockhill, SC and Floyd Blackley (Mary), of Chesnee, SC; two brothers, Bryson Blackley and Brandon Blackley, of Chesnee, SC; two sisters, Akeilah Blackley, and Trinity Blackley, both of Spartanburg; her God Mother, Shamia Hemphill; an aunt, Kierston Pressley (Derek), of Greer, SC; two uncles, Kristopher Pettit, of Chesnee, SC and Kyle Pettit, of Boiling Springs; her niece, Rhyan Generett, of Spartanburg, SC; her nephew, Noah Blackley, of Chesnee, SC, other relatives and many friends.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, 2:00 p.m., in Friends in Christ United Methodist Church in Chesnee, SC, with Pastor Jimmy Lewis, Rev. Floree Copeland, and Rev. Christopher Gist. Interment will follow in Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery(1809 Old Post Rd., Gaffney, SC)