Mamie Alice Caskey



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Mamie Alice Caskey, age 99, died Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Morningside Assisted Living in Lancaster, SC. She was born June 21, 1918, in Marion County, S.C., 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, S.C. 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 will be 11:00 am Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Salem Cemetery, Heath Springs, S.C by Rev. Randy Hatcher. The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside. The family suggest 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.