Hilda Faulkenberry McAteer



LANCASTER, SC:::::::::::Mrs. Hilda Faulkenberry McAteer, age 72, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born December 5, 1944 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Harvey Faulkenberry and Iris Hammond Faulkenberry Terry and wife of the late Bobby Ray McAteer. Mrs. McAteer worked in textiles with both Springs Industries and J. P. Stevens Company. She enjoyed playing cards, word searches, camping, coloring and working in her flowers. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.

Mrs. McAteer is survived by three sons, Wade McAteer and his wife, Terri, Charles McAteer and Richard Scott “Joe” McAteer all of Lancaster; a daughter, Melissa “Missy” Williams and her husband, Michael of Heath Springs; a brother, Kenneth Faulkenberry and his wife, Rosemary of Rock Hill; a sister, Dorothy “Dot” Knight and her husband, Alan of Lancaster, two sisters in law, Jean Faulkenberry and Nancy Faulkenberry; four grandchildren, Brent McAteer, Jonathan Isley, Amanda Williams Broughton and Ashley Williams; and three great grandchildren, Paislee McAteer, Addilyn McAteer and Wyatt Broughton.

Mrs. McAteer was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon McAteer and two brothers, Floyd Faulkenberry and Harvey “Junior” Faulkenberry.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. McAteer will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Zion United Methodist Church by Rev. Mike Burgess and Rev. Roger Anders. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday evening, May 19, 2017 at Burgess Funeral Home and other times at her home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of South Carolina, 44A Markfield Drive, Charleston, SC 29407.