Sallie Mae Wannamaker Boone, 98, formerly of Rowesville, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020. She was the widow of S.R. Boone, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at New Hope Cemetery, Highway 21, Rowesville. Rev. Darryl Waymyers and Rev. Butch Farnum will be officiating.
Sallie was born in Stilton Community near Orangeburg on November 19, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Eldon Shields Wannamaker and the late Annie Mae Jackson Wannamaker. She graduated from Orangeburg High School in 1939 followed by a year of business school. She worked as a Medical Records Clerk at Orangeburg Regional Hospital and as an Administrative Assistant at The Methodist Home. Sallie was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her two sons, Sinkler R. Boone (Sharon) of Orangeburg, James “Jimmy” E. Boone (Mary) of Columbia; four grandchildren, Bryan Boone (Sandy), Stuart Boone (Amanda), Mills Connelly (Melissa), Maura Cook (Pierce); ten great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; She was predeceased by her sister, Sadie Loretta Wannamaker Fogle; three brothers, Eldon Shields Wannamaker, Jr., Dr. John M. Wannamaker and James Harold Wannamaker.
The family would like to thank the personnel at the Methodist Oaks Pace Program and personal caregivers, Paulette Hancock, Tammy Hill, Peggy Tomson, Shawnda McFadden Williams and Caroline Keller for their compassionate care.
Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund at New Hope United Methodist Church, 203 River Drive, Rowesville, S.C. 29133.
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