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Mary Wesley

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

THE PASSING OF A NEVADA CIVIL RIGHTS ICON

Mary Wesley, a longtime Las Vegas resident and community

activist, died on Sept. 13. She was 79. Renowned

as one of the Westside Mothers, she was a well-regarded

champion for social change to benefit single

mothers and families throughout Nevada. Wesley raised

eight children and had 17 grandchildren. She will be

fondly remembered and dearly missed

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