Mary Rachel Cheek, 66, passed away September 1, 2021 at her group home in Yanceyville. She was born September 16, 1954 to Paul H. and Ruth L. Cheek in Elon, NC.
Mary Rachel had special ways of showing her joy in life that will be cherished by all who knew her. She had a lifelong love of Disney characters and music and enjoyed attending the day program at Starpoint in Burlington.
The family is especially appreciative of the loving care given over the years by staff at Mary Rachel’s group home in Yanceyville, a Ralph Scott Lifeservices home. They were truly like family for her.
Survivors include two brothers Graham Cheek of Annapolis, MD and Sheldon Cheek of Boston, MA, a sister, Janet Campbell (Alton) of Moscow, Idaho, as well as two nephews and a niece. Her parents preceded her in death.
A graveside service will be held September 25, 2021 at 1 pm at the Magnolia Cemetery in Elon. Memorials may be made to Ralph Scott Lifeservices, 408 W. Trade St., Burlington, NC 27217.
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