Sarah Wicker

Sarah Kinard Wicker, 94, of Prosperity, widow of Ben Chevis Wicker, died Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at Springfield Place.

Born on April 10, 1917, in Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late Holmes Forrest and Chrissie Shealy Kinard. Mrs. Wicker worked at the Lowman Home and was a member of St. Philip’s Lutheran Church where she was a member of WELCA, B Sunday School Class and the Joy Fellowship.

She is survived by daughters, Judy W. (Walter) Johnson of Florence and Becky Wicker of West Columbia; grandchildren, Walter Johnson, Benjie (Jennifer) Johnson, Mark (Sherry) Johnson, Chrissie (David) Prince, Jamie (Jeanna) Martin, Heather (Michael) Livingston and fourteen great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Ronnie Wicker, a sister, Mildred Enlow and a brother, Lewis Kinard.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011, at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church by the Rev. Terry Amick. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Beebe, 181 Tailers Trail, Leesville, SC 29070.

Active pallbearers: Michael Martin, Billy Derrick, Kenneth Shealy, Jimmy Alewine, Tim Berry, and Bill Brazell

Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Unit 4 at Springfield Place.

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#7 Joan Johnson-Stevens 2011-10-28 15:37
Judy, I was saddened to hear of Mrs. Wicker's passing...your mom was the sweetest & the family are in my thoughts & prayers...Love ya, Joan
#6 Chris Shaylor 2011-10-27 21:22
Becky and Heather,
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Craig&Chris Shaylor
#5 Tommy & Janet Kinard 2011-10-26 12:27
Judy & Becky, we are deeply sorry for your loss. Mrs. Sarah was such lovely person and loved by anyone who knew her. May your memories bring you peace and comfort now and in the difficult days ahead.
#4 Jimmy Sease 2011-10-25 20:12
Becky, Sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Jimmy Sease
#3 Donna Jacobs 2011-10-25 18:18
Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all. Love, Donna
#2 Jane Cullum Hartwig 2011-10-25 16:20
Judy,I am sorry to learn of your mother's death. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. With love, Jane
#1 Susan Terry 2011-10-25 16:12
So sorry to hear about Ms. Sarah. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Susan and Johnathan

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