Elsie Jean Wackym
Elsie Jean Wackym
  • June 26, 1929 - March 23, 2017
  • West Columbia, South Carolina

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WEST COLUMBIA - Mrs. Elsie Jean Wackym, 87, of West Columbia, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born on June 26, 1929, in Camden, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Ernest Leslie Barfield and Elsie Barfield.

She is survived by her husband, Phillip A. Wackym; sons, P. Ashley Wackym and his wife, Jeremy of New Brunswick, New Jersey and Paul A. Wackym and his partner, Darren R. Stanley of Dallas, Texas; a grandson, Ashton Rhys Wackym of New York City; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Leslie Barfield, Jr. and Daniel Gardner Barfield.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:30 am, a celebration of life will be held at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Still Hopes, One Still Hopes Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel is assisting the family.