Mrs. Marjorie Wicker Hearne, 82, of Pittsboro died May 31, 2012 at UNC Hospital in Chapel HiIl.
Born May 9, 1930 in Chatham County, Mrs. Hearne was a daughter of Bernice and Bessie Johnson Wicker. Mrs. Hearne retired from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Department where she worked as a matron. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening and loved to travel, especially on cruises. Gambling and dancing were also favorite past times of hers. Mrs. Hearne was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Woodmen of the World.
Mrs. Hearne is survived by her son, Steve Hearne of Las Vegas, NV; her daughters and sons-in-law,
Charlotte and Mike Blackwelder of Sanford, Diane and Mickey Caviness of Garner, Beverly and Jeff Harris and Kim and Frank Guenzel all of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Tina DeSanto, Terri Eddins, Gayla Huber,
Timothy Kirkpatrick, Holly Anderson, James Hearne, Samantha Petty and Carlee Harris; 8 great-grandchildren; and special cousins Lyda Gale Winstead and Jerry Wicker of Sanford.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hearne was preceded in death by her husband, James Hearne Jr. who died in 1974.
The service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Marjorie Wicker Hearne will be conducted at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, June 3, 2012 from the graveside at Bynum United Methodist Church cemetery with Rev. Bob Wachs presiding. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday night from 7 until 9 pm at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro, and at other times at the residence of Beverly and Jeff Harris.
Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select “Obituaries and Guest Books” then “Current Services”.
Arrangements for Mrs. Hearne are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service & Cremation of Pittsboro.