Mamie Alice Caskey (1918 - 2017)

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  • "Nancy and Jimmy, So sorry to hear of Aunt Mamie Alice's..."
    - Rod and Martie Collins
  • "So sorry to hear of the loss of Mamie Alice. I can..."
    - Catherine Collins-Adler
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  • "So sorry for the loss of your Mom. my Aunt. My prayers are..."
    - Carroll Gail Collins
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LANCASTER – Mrs. Mamie Alice Caskey, 99, died Wednesday August 9, 2017, at Morningside Assisted Living in Lancaster.
She was born June 21, 1918, in Marion County, in the Gapway community, near Mullins. She was the daughter of the late Hampton Wade Collins Sr. and Mabeth Elizabeth Williamson Collins, and was the wife of 62 years to the late James E. Caskey Jr.
Mrs. Caskey graduated with a B.A. in 1939 from Limestone College and worked as an elementary school teacher in Sumter and North Charleston. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Lancaster and had previously been an active member of several other Baptist churches, most notably First Baptist of Alexandria, Va., and First Baptist of Gloucester, Mass.
Mrs. Caskey is survived by her son, James E. Caskey III, of New Haven, Conn.; her daughter, Nancye C. Williamson, of Vienna, Va.; three grandchildren, Patrick Williamson, Daniel Williamson (Anjali) and Joellen Williamson; and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Caskey was preceded in death by her three sisters and six brothers.
The celebration of life graveside service for Mrs. Caskey is 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Salem Cemetery in Heath Springs.
The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 670, Lancaster, SC 29721.
The family would like to thank the staff at Morningside of Lancaster for their dedicated care of Mrs. Caskey for the last nine years.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family of Mrs. Caskey.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Aug. 13, 2017
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