OBITUARY

Vicki Thomas Shealy

September 17, 1950November 4, 2012

Vicki Thomas Shealy

CHAPIN - Funeral services for Vicki Thomas Shealy, 62, wife of Chapin Mayor Stanley E. Shealy, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday November 9, 2012 at Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Caughman-Harman Funeral home, Chapin Chapel. Memorials may be made to Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church, Technology Fund, 101 East Boundary Street, Chapin, SC 29036. Mrs. Shealy was born September 17, 1950 in Vineland, NJ and passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012. She was a daughter of the late Ronald N. Foster and Catherine Winters Perry. She had two daughters, Lauren Victoria and the late Allison Elizabeth Shealy; sister, Terry Mays of Delray Beach, Fl and a brother, Chris Thomas of Lennon, MI. Mrs. Shealy was a member of Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church. She retired in February, 2012 after a 40 year career in newspaper journalism. She was an honor student and graduate of Pompano Beach Senior High in Florida in 1968. After obtaining her degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina College of Journalism, she began her newspaper career at the Hartsville Messenger in 1972. She later worked as a reporter for the Greenwood Index Journal, as a staff writer and associate editor of the Newberry Observer, and served as community editor with the Neighbors section of the Columbia Record and later at the State. In 1992 she joined the staff of the Lexington County Chronicle and Dispatch-News, where she served as metro editor until her retirement in February, 2012. She was honored by the Lexington County Council and Lexington Town Council upon her retirement.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2012
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December 3, 2012

Mayor Shealy,Please accept my deepest sympathy.You are in my thoughts and prayers.Gena Denson Leesville,SC

Josie & David Bunn

November 28, 2012

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Christina Morris

November 12, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

andrea Logan

November 10, 2012

may the lord show vicki the way to heaven

Phyllis & Dale Shealy

November 9, 2012

Stanley and Family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You
are in our thoughts and prayers.

Phyllis and Dale Shealy

Doug & Bunny Williams

November 9, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mayor Hardy King

November 8, 2012

Dear Stan and Family,
May God's comfort and strength abound through family and friends as you walk this journey of loss. Vicki left an impression on everyone she met and every word she wrote. She will be missed by the community.
Sincerely,
Hardy and Eileen King

November 8, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Julie and Dixon Lee

Richard & Suzanne Young

November 8, 2012

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Linda & Jay Leviner

November 8, 2012

Dear Stan and Lauren,
We are so sorry to hear of Vicki's death. Please know that special thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.