Mrs. Ollie Mae Brooks Stuckey was born in Lee County, South Carolina, on September 14, 1926, to the late George Martin and Dessie Richardson but she was reared by her loving parents the late Delfield and Ann Brooks in Lee County, South Carolina. She entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Springdale Healthcare Center after an extended time of sickness.
Ollie Mae was educated in the public schools of Lee County. She was employed at Bishopville Hospital as a cook and later employed at Dupont and joined the kitchen staff. Ollie Mae was a member of Springhill United Methodist Church of Rembert, SC. She was an active member of the Springhill United Methodist Senior Choir and the Missionary Society. Her interests were reading, writing, and playing BINGO. She also enjoyed being a great cook for her family.
Ollie Mae was married to the late Leroy Stuckey and together they raised their ten children,
Ollie Mae was preceded in death by her husband Leroy Stuckey; her daughter, Sarah Lee Brooks Jenkins; three sons, Lavern Stuckey, RH Stuckey and Herbert Stuckey; one sister, Sara Jackson; two brothers, Thomas and James Couthen; one grandchild, Thomas Jenkins and two great-grandchildren, Markel Dennis and Chauncey Mack.
Ollie Mae leaves to cherish her memories and celebrate her life are her three daughters, Leila (Gerald) Gilbert of Beaufort, SC, Frances (John) Ransom, and Debbie Stuckey of Rembert, SC; three sons, Ernest(Lurlene) McDaniel of Duluth, GA, Damon (Karen) Brooks, Bronx, NY and George Stuckey of Camden, SC; one sister, Bobbi Jean Green; three brothers, Arthur (Lillian) Couthen, John (Clara) Couthen of Lansing,MI, and Alexander (Valda) Couthen of McCormick, SC; she was a mother figure to Johnnie Mae (Albert)Stuckey; three daughters-in-law, Shirley Floyd Stuckey, Maebell Stuckey, and Margie Stuckey; twenty-six grandchildren; forty-eight great-grandchildren; twenty great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephew, family and friends.
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