Lexington-Graveside services for Marion Keisler, 93, will be held 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2022 at Southland Memorial Gardens with Irene Hickman Derrick and Dr. Christopher Brewer officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to the Alzheimer's Society, Mannah House at Round Hill Baptist Church, or a charity of your choice. Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family.
She passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 surrounded by love and family. Marion (also known by her nickname Polly), was born April 11, 1929 to the late Wesley Baker and Zula Johnson Baker. She married her first love, David Hickman, Sr. June 10, 1942 at the age of 13. They raised six children and were married for 38 years until his death in 1980. She married her second love, Holly Keisler in 1989 and they were married until his death in 2003.
She was a member of Round Hill Baptist Church. Marion worked many years in various sewing rooms and retired from Horsman Doll Factory in West Columbia.
She was the matriarch of the family for many years and was the “Glue” that kept everyone together.
Surviving are her children, Patsy Collins (Jack), Marie Heaton, Janet Jeffers (Jimmy), David Hickman, Jr. (Donna), Sherry Jacobs (Ray), Vance Hickman (Barbara); grandchildren, Patty Cook, Dean Lewis, Jr., Frank Fomby, Jr., Clifton Fomby, Butch Jeffers, Jessica Jeffers, Brian Jacobs, Jeremy Jacobs, Traci Grube, Brandon Hickman, and DJ Hickman; 20 great-grands; stepchildren Ann McCartha, Jimmy Keisler, Donny Keisler and Tedi Young.
In addition to her husbands, she was predeceased by sisters, Mary Sharpe, Ollie Vaught, Harriet Shirey; brother, Horace Baker; sons-in-law, Carl Dean Lewis, Sr., Frank Fomby, Sr., Rick Call, and Timothy Heaton.
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