This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, M.L Blacher, 90 years old, born on December 30, 1922, and passed away on June 11, 2013. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Felicia Blacher-Wilson on March 6, 2021
You are truly missed and always in my heart and thoughts.

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Posted by Felicia Blacher-Wilson on March 6, 2021
You are truly missed and always in my heart and thoughts.
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A Life Well Lived

M.L. [Margaret Lucille] Carter Blacher was born December 30, 1923 in St. Francisville, Louisiana to David and Anna Carter.  She graduated from the Independence Rosenwald School and was called and baptized at the Independence Baptist Church by the Later Reverend Joe White.  She joined the senior choir and Sunday school at Independence and was very active in the church.

In the year 1940, she came to New Orleans, Louisiana to live and on February 16, 1941, she was married to Mr. William Blacher.  Her wedding ceremony was performed by her uncle, the late Rev. J.J. Carter.  From this union came one child, a daughter, Felicia Ann Blacher-Wilson. 

M.L remembered the Church Covenant when she moved and she ‘united’ with the Stronger Hope Baptist Church, pastored by the late Rev. Carter.  On August 11, 1952, following the death of Rev. Carter, she moved her membership to the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church.  She joined the Senior Choir her first year at Pilgrim and is still an active member of the choir. 

M.L assisted in organizing the Youth Usher Board in September 1974.  she served as counselor to the youth but as the board grew, five other ladies came in as counselors of the youth ushers to assist her.  She then began serving as coordinator of the youth usher board.  The youth ushers took yearly summer trips to places like Niagara Falls, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, Orlando, Florida, and Houston, Texas.

M.L worked in many capacities in the church.  She was the past chairperson of the Pastor’s Anniversary Committee; past chairperson of the Women’s Day Committee; past chairperson of the Building Fund Program; Chairperson of the Homecoming Day Program and an active member of the Senior Choir.

In addition to her activities in the church, M.L. worked diligently in her community.  She was a member of the NAACP; Veronica Chapter No. 8 Order of the Eastern Stars; past Commander of the Order of Cyrene and a Member of the Golden Circle. 

M.L. enjoyed all passages of the scripture but her favorite scripture was Psalms 121 and her favorite song was “When the Gates Swing Open”.

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