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Hazel WickerMrs. Hazel M. Wicker of the Shallow Well community passed away peacefully Monday May 31, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Wicker was born in Snow Camp, NC on September 24, 1922, to the late Fred B. and Mae Stuart Mansfield. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon A. Wicker; son Ronald G. Wicker; siblings, Virginia Mansfield, Inez Jackson, and Ervin Mansfield. She was a lifelong member of Shallow Well Church. She owned and operated S.A. Wicker and Sons with her husband and family for over 50 years. She is survived by her son Gary S. Wicker (Joan) of Sanford; daughter, Sandra W. Batchelor (Jimmy) of N. Topsail Beach; daughter in law, Kathie F. Wicker of Southport, NC; grandchildren, P. Scott Wicker (Shannon) of Garner, W. Brad Wicker and J. Kyle Wicker of Sanford, Blair W. Jernigan (Garrett) of Raleigh, Lindsay M. Wicker of N. Topsail Beach, and Amber B. Yerger (Brian) of Morrisville, NC; great grandchildren, Ryker and Camille Wicker, Maddie and Wicker Jernigan, and Steeleton Yerger; a sister Mary Sue Thomas and sister in law, Rebecca T. Mansfield of Sanford. The family would like to extend thanks to the caregivers for their continued care and support. The family will greet friends from 10:00 am until 10:50 am Thursday at Shallow Well Church with Funeral services following at 11:00 am. A private committal will follow in the Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Shallow Well Church, 1220 Broadway Rd, Sanford, NC 27332 or to the charity of your choice.
I have known Hazel and Gordon all my life. I even remember often Gordon's father when he used to sit me on his lap when I was about 2 years old. Gordon was kin to my mother threw the Bobbitt family. They were always good to my children also when they wore children. My daughter, Darby, rented a building from them also, Hazel come to our family get to gather a number of years ago when we done the family reunion of the Bobbitt House that belonged to Archie Bobbitt, my mother's father. We loved her dearly and know she is in the hands of god and standing by Gordon's side now once again.
Nancy Rattz Jun 9 2021 12:00 AM
Mama always had a special bond with the Mansfield family. Hazel was a dignified southern lady whose quiet manner was an inspiration to many people. Keeping Mary Sue and all of Hazel's loved ones in my thoughts and prayers.
David Bridges Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM
Gary and Sandra, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your parent's store was always a part of my youth and I have fond memories of my first stop leaving school for snacks on the way home. You were both truly blessed to have parents like these. Condolences.Steve
Steve Luxton Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Hazel Wicker
Russell and Joan Taylor Jun 2 2021 12:00 AM
Hazel was a kind and gentle soul. I was raised at 602 Oakwood Avenue, across from Wickers Store for the first 10 years of my life. My parents, Albert and Louise Brown, always spoke highly of Hazel and Gordon. Visiting her when I returned to Sanford for visits over the years was a highlight for me. We sat and chatted about life, present and past. She will be missed. My heart is hurt by her leaving, but my life is so much richer for having known her. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Gary and Sandra and family.Rest In Peace, my friend Hazel Wicker.
Linda Brown Schmehl Jun 2 2021 12:00 AM
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