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WASHINGTON, D.C.–A viewing and memorial service is scheduled Saturday in Washington, D. C. for Lee County native Blondeen Stewart Gravely, and her husband, Rev. Dr. John W. Gravely.  Stewart, a 1962 graduate of W.B. Wicker School was the daughter of a well known Sanford minister, the late Rev. William Stewart.  The Gravely’s were involved in a traffic accident on May 16 where Rev. Gravely died at the scene.  Mrs. Gravely was removed from life support Wednesday.  The viewing and service will be held at 9:30 A.M. at Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 2112 Vamum Street, NE, Washington, D.C.  Mrs. Gravely’s sister, Sandra Stewart Thomas, lives near Lee County.

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