Mary Rebecca <I>Jenkins</I> Bickers

Mary Rebecca Jenkins Bickers

Sperryville, Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA
Death 15 Aug 2014 (aged 91)
Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Burial Port Republic, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 146915517 · View Source
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Obituary: Rausch Funeral Home

Mary Rebecca Bickers
August 19, 1922 - August 15, 2014

Mary Rebecca (Jenkins) Bickers, age 91, of Bowie, MD passed away August 15, 2014 at the Crofton Convalescent Center. She was born August 19, 1922 in Sperryville, VA to Laura Elizabeth (Campbell) Jenkins and Lyle Randolph Jenkins. She was one of ten children. As an adult, Mary lived throughout the U.S. in Oklahoma, Florida, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, North Carolina and Maryland. She was married to the late David (Pete) Burton Bickers in 1955 and eventually settled in Bowie, MD in 1961. Mary called Bowie home for the rest of her life. Early in her life Mary work for Erco in Riverdale but quit work to be a full time mom and Day Care Provider in the early 60’s. Besides being a Day Care Provider she sold Tupperware and then Avon. When her children became older she proudly worked part time at Kmart and then Walmart.
Mary’s hobbies included crocheting, sewing, canning and preserving, gardening (especially roses), baking, decorating her home by painting and wallpapering, word search puzzles and watching Wheel of Fortune. All of these taking second to caring for and loving her family….her most important role in life.

Mary is survived by her children Phillip Jester (Linda) of Dunkirk, MD, David Jester (JoAnn) of Chesapeake Virginia, VA, Deborah Thomas (Brion) of Annapolis, MD and Pam Hagar (Donnie) of Huntingtown, MD. Grandchildren; Kim Wert (Jarod) of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Keith Jester (Melanie) of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Susan Churchill (Jeremy) of Chesapeake, VA , Melissa Biasi (Ray) of Chesapeake, VA, Fallon Burgess of Annapolis, MD, David Burgess of Sherman Oaks, CA, Mallory Lagana (Mark) of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Kyle Burgess of Sherman Oaks, CA, Taylor Mutchler of Huntingtown, MD, Jennifer Mutchler of Delray Beach, FL, and Chad Mutchler of Tacoma, WA, great grandchildren; Brittany Murphy, Kelsi Murphy, Jacob Murphy, Alexus Fore, Nicholas Wert, Emily Jester, Alissa Jester, Olivia Jester, Preston Biasi, Lila Biasi, Braydon Churchill, Lucy Lagana and Adalie Lagana, great, great grandchild Liam Dawson, brother Randolph Jenkins (Libby) as well as numerous friends.

Memorial Service
Thursday, August 21, 2014
12:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home - Owings
8325 Mount Harmony Lane
Owings MD 20736

Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens
3270 Broomes Island Road
Port Republic MD 20676

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