Samuel Edward Wickware


Samuel Edward Wickware was born 03/13/1945 in Rusk, Texas to the loving parents of Samuel and Alma
He was raised in Tyler, Texas and graduated from Emmett High School class of 1964.
Sam accepted Christ at an early age and joined Carter Temple C.M.E. Church, Tyler and later Bethel
A.M.E. Church, Palestine.
Sam retired as a clerk with the U.S. Postal Service. He also served three years in the U.S. Army.
Samuel married Linda Williams on 07/18/1981.
Samuel left his earthly body on the wings of Angels 04/29/2019 in Elkhart.
He is preceded in death by his (father) Samuel Wickware, (brother) Charles Wickware, (son) Rodney
Wickware, (granddaughter) Jordyn Wickware, (father-in-law) Herman Williams.
Those that remain to cherish his memories are: (wife) Linda Wickware, (mother) Alma Wickware,
Duncanville, (mother-in-law) Merlene Williams, Palestine, (son) Samuel Wickware, Tyler (daughters)
Angela Pullum of Tyler, Christie Williams of Austin, Stephanie Wickware of Montalba and Stacey
Wickware of Palestine, Twelve Grandchildren and Four Great Grandchildren; (brother) Joe Wickware (Shirley) of Ft. Worth, (sister) Jeanette Wickware of Duncanville, (aunts) Lessie Willis of Tyler, Jewel Mapps of Dallas, Eddye Lee (Jesse) of Chesapeake, VA and Celestine Tipps of Lancaster.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Bethel A.M.E. 2p.m. Church 6333 ACR 403
Palestine, with Rev. Marlon Minnifee Sr. officiating and Rev. Monica Davis Eulogist. Repast will be held at Brown's Oasis, 1433 ACR 414, Palestine. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel A.M.E. Church for the Fannie Mae Kimbrough Fellowship Center, 1599 E FM 321 , Palestine, Tx 75803.
Viewing: Friday May 3, 2019 at Emanuel Funeral Home in Palestine Texas from 10 am. To 6 p.m.
Published on May 1, 2019
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Shenequa black
May 08, 2019
My condolences to you and your family Stephanie praying for the family.
Floyedelle Jones
May 07, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss
Linda and family. My husband Lowell Jones enjoyed his friendship and
working with Sammy🙏🏻
Sherilyn Price
May 05, 2019
Please accept my deepest sympathy & condolences. My heart & my prayers are with his wife, Linda, & the rest of Mr. Wickware's family. May the Lord be with you all, and bring you peace & comfort in the days ahead.
Anthony Williams
May 04, 2019
Lifting you and your family up to GOD in prayer.
Frankie Simon-Brown
May 04, 2019
Praying for the family. May God give you strength at this difficult time
Fran from housekeeping
May 04, 2019
It was nice to know him I met when i was working in house keeping
W.c. Hamil
May 03, 2019
So sorry
Paul Littlejohn
May 03, 2019
May God hold your family close in this time .....
Tiffany Courville
May 02, 2019
We love you and your family and hope you have peace and love in your hearts!
Lenora Luce
May 01, 2019