Ethel Wicker of Julian passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Ethel was born in 1940 and grew up in McLeansville, NC. She was one of ten children born to the late Martin and Alberta Hill. She graduated from McLeansville High School, was a member of Julian Fire Department's 1st Ladies Auxiliary for a number of years and retired from Burlington Industries.
She was a member of McLeansville Baptist Church and was baptized at the age of 12.
Ethel was married to Ronald Wicker for 47 years until his passing. They enjoyed traveling, gardening and entertaining family and friends. She will always be remembered for her wonderful Sunday morning breakfast, gorgeous flowers and her love of family. She loved the holidays, decorating and entertaining especially on Christmas Eve with family and dear friends. No special occasion was complete until it was celebrated with her beloved brothers and sisters.
Ethel had two children, their spouses and four grandchildren whom she absolutely adored; daughter; Tamela Flinchum and husband, Edward Flinchum, grandsons Justin and Joshua Flinchum. Son, Ryan Wicker and wife, Sherri Wicker; grandchildren, Ty and Avery Wicker.
She was preceded in passing by her parents, James Martin Hill and Goldie Alberta Johnson; husband, Ronald Wicker; brothers James "Sonny" Hill, and Herbert Hill.
Surviving are her brothers and sisters, Catherine Dermott, Roy Hill, Sr., Jeanette Apple, Louise Jefferson, Marie Thomas, Dorothy McKinney, Edward Hill and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 6 to 8 pm. Services will be held at McLeansville Baptist Church at 2 pm, on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, burial will follow in Gilmore Memorial Park in Julian. Following the burial family and friends will be received at the home. Memorials may be made to the
, 4A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407.
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Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty is honored to serve the Wicker family.