Frances W. Wicker PDF Print E-mail

Frances Elizabeth Wicker of Pomaria went to be with God on Thursday, September 21, 2017.

Born on August 29, 1925 to George and Florence Wicker of the St. Phillips community, she was 92 years old. Frances was married to late Thomas Lake Wicker for 44 years and together, they raised a family of six children. Frances was the spark and the glue that made the family. She was the best cook in the Deutsch Fork for Liver Kipps, cheese pie, Sunday yeast bread and was known for making good Lutheran communion wine. But she was best known for her garden on Highway 34 for 70 plus years where she raised vegetables for tomato soup for her family. She was most happy in the garden. All the young children and babies loved Grandma Wicker and coming to her home. As a young women she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School at St. Philip's Lutheran Church and after her marriage she joined St. Matthews Lutheran Church where she also taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and was a member of the Lutheran Church Women. She was involved with helping to compile the Wicker family history.

She is survived by her children, Tommie Elizabeth Wicker, PHD, David L. Wicker, Homer M. Wicker, Steve C. Wicker, Louise Wicker and Craig Eargle Wicker; a sister and best friend, Irene Smith; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wicker was predeceased by siblings, Clarence, Jake and Bob Wicker and Mary Smith.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 23, 2017, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery by the Rev. Steve Jackson. Memorials may be made to St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 170, Pomaria, SC 29126.

Active pallbearers will be Virgil Smith, Earl Smith, Joe Wicker, Paul Werts, Jimmy Graham and Larry DeHart.

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#9 Wanda Johnson 2017-09-26 14:07
Sorry for your loss. May you have fond and loving memories to help you through this difficult time. The family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
#8 Mary Jo L. Piester 2017-09-23 19:55
Craig, Crystal, Leila and Family.. you all are in our thoughts and prayers.. May the Lord give you all strength, courage, peace, and grace today and the days ahead during this most difficult time.. God Bless ~ William & Mary Jo L. Piester.. Zackery & Jayden DeLoach
#7 Shaye Miller 2017-09-23 18:33
Tommie and family, so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a sweet and kind southern lady. May God wrap his arms around you in these difficult times. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Shaye and Eric Miller
#6 Wes & Helen Griffin 2017-09-23 06:35
We pray for your comfort and rejoice for Miss Francis as she meets our Lord. God bless.
#5 Harriett Rucker 2017-09-22 19:26
Tommie and Family, We extend our deepest sympathy in the death of your mother. May God's love, mercy, and peace be with you during these sad days and in the days to come. Our love to you, Harriett and John Rucker
#4 The Chappells 2017-09-22 19:12
We were so very sorry to hear of Mrs. Frances' death. She will be missed by so many in the church and in the community. She possessed a warm smile which always made everyone around her feel comfortable and welcomed. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family. She was well loved and will be well missed.
#3 Debbie Werts 2017-09-22 18:40
Tommie, Aunt Francis loved her garden for sure. Paul,Stephen,Ri on and myself are sorry for your loss.

David, Steve, Louise, and Craig we send our condolences as well. To have lived 92 years and stayed at home was a blessing. Our family is slowly dwindling.

Will see you all at the funeral
#2 Jo Ann Sligh 2017-09-22 15:49
Ms Irene and Family you are in our thoughts and prayers
Jo Ann & Richard
#1 Gloria Crayne 2017-09-21 21:41
I'm so sorry to hear about Aunt Frances, she was such a joy to talk with. She will be missed by so many. May God wrap His arms around the family during this difficult time. Love and prayers Gloria Jean