Let the memory of Mary be with us forever.
  • 90 years old
  • Born on March 9, 1929 .
  • Passed away on May 21, 2019 .
Mary Doris Kearney Pleasants, 90, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington.
She was born March 9, 1929 in Granville County to the late David Lee Kearney and Hallie Breedlove Kearney. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Glenn Stallsmith.  Burial will be in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Diane Pleasants Johnson of Raleigh, Donna Lynn Pleasants of Wilmington; a sister, Louise Kearney Blevins of Oxford; four grandchildren, Vickey Lynn Long of Oxford, Jerry Wayne Freeman of Apex, Mary Allison Baughman of Clayton, JB Pleasants of Louisburg and five great- grandchildren, Stephen Long, Owen Korb, Alyssa Korb, Brianna Freeman and Taylor Freeman. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Buxton Pleasants, Jr. a son, John Buxton Pleasants, III;  and a daughter, Saundra Jean McNeal.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 – 1:45 PM Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford prior to the funeral service, and at other times at the family home.

Flowers are kindly accepted or memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC  28401.

Posted by Christina Waller on May 24, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. You were an angel sent to take care of her, and I admire your devotion to her. Please know that I am here if you need anything at all. We are keeping you and your family in our prayers, and pray for peace and healing to come.
Posted by Beth Topping on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you find the comfort in time from knowing that you were a blessing to your momma and that the care you gave her showed great love and compassion. When you are ready please take care of yourself. Sending prayers for your family.
Posted by Shirley Melito on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, Deepest sympathies on the passing of your mother. You were such an amazing caretaker and a comfort for her in her final days. I believe our loved ones live on and continue the loving relationships we have had on earth. Blessings .
Posted by S Southard on May 23, 2019
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek. The care and love that you provided to your mother was immeasurable.
Posted by Susan Brown on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am so sorry for your loss. Peace be with you and your family during this difficult time. Prayers for healing and comfort.
Posted by Bonita Wright on May 23, 2019
Hi Donna Lynn, sorry for your loss, you and your family are definitely in my prayers.
Posted by Emily Corrigan on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am so sorry for your loss. She was soooo blessed to have YOU love and care for her the way that you did - with such devotion, patience, and thoughtfulness! Brian and I will continue to keep you in our prayers during this difficult time. Know that I care and am here for you if you need ANYthing.
Posted by Marissa Notarangelo on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Posted by Melinda McEnroe on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn- I am truly sorry about the loss of your momma. You gave her so much love and care and I'm sure having you there for her brought her so much comfort through it all. My thoughts are with you and your family. Please know you are cared about and we are here for you.
Posted by Leslie Wilder on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, Allow your memories of your mother to bring you comfort and peace. I will continue to keep you and your family in prayer.
Posted by Lauren Holden on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn , I am sorry for your loss~ Your Momma has good company in heaven and you were her greatest blessing for many years. Your love and support for your Momma was beyond measure. My hope is that you can feel peaceful knowing you always did your best for her and that the memories you built with her are sustaining always.
Posted by Julie West on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your mother was such a sweetheart. I will always remember her sweet disposition. I know your mother meant so much to you. May you find comfort in the memories. Know I am here for you.
Posted by Matt Barker on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn-- I am so sorry for your loss. The comfort, love, and care you have given your mom the past few years is truly admirable. My family will continue to pray for comfort and peace for you during this time.
Posted by Cameron Currin on May 23, 2019
Hi Donna, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of God be with you during this time. sincerely Rev.Cameron Currin
Posted by Jocelyn Graham on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers...I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother and grateful for the time that God gives us to spend with those who are dear to us. I pray that the memories that you made together, will comfort you now.
Posted by Ed Tilley on May 23, 2019
Donna, my thoughts are with you and your family. It is so difficult to lose a parent. Donna, you were such a wonderful and loving daughter to your mother especially in the last years of her life. Please take good care of yourself.
Posted by Danielle Jackson on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort during this time.
Posted by Nikki Todd on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for God to comfort you and give you and your family peace during this time.
Posted by Diane Ferraro on May 23, 2019
Donna Lynn, Your mother will be missed and I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you were her angel and lifeline on earth. You were the best daughter, and cared for your mother when she could not take care of herself. I hope you find peace in all the sweet memories you hold.

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