Vertie Wicker (12-17-09) services 12-20-09


Vertie Mae Wicker

Vertie Mae Wicker, 70, died Thursday, Dec. 17, at her residence after an extended illness. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in Marked Tree, Ark., to Martin Hillard and Hattie Pearl Sharp Carney. She grew up in Hardin County, Tenn., and moved to Mooreville in 1963. She was married to Roy Wicker who died Sept. 18, 1985. She was retired from Allsteal. She enjoyed going to yard sales and spending time with her grandkids and loved her dog, Bob. She lived for her family.

Services were 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Rev. Ronnie Martin officiating. Graveside services were 2:30 p.m. at Pisgah Cemetery near Michie, Tenn.

Survivors include two daughters, Tammy L. Wilson (Boyce) and Melissa A. Hulsey (Lee); one son, Danny W. Wicker (Lori); one stepson, Ronnie Wicker; her sister-in-law, Margaret Farley; six grandchildren, John Griffin, Candace and Craig Wilson, B.J. and Jesse White, and Whitney Hill; two great-grandsons, Brandon Cooley and Darrin Griffin; one great-granddaughter, Cadence Griffin; special friends here, Elwanda McDonald, Shirley Dye, and Linda Hogue; special friends back home, Maudie, Faye, and Jean; one special cousin, Jeanette Bowden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Roy A. Wicker, her half brothers, Clinton and Cliff Carney.

Pallbearers were Tim Wicker, Tommy Wicker, Bill Parmely, Leon Hulsey, G.W. Dye, and Norman Reed.

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