Ann Wingate

Obituary of Ann Miller Wingate

Ann Miller Wingate, age 84, of West Columbia, died March 2, 2020, at home.  She was born  in Columbia, SC.  She is survived by a nephew, Frank Timmons (Herb Caldwell); niece, Brandis Timmons Roberts (John Roberts); grand-niece, Alley Timmons and grand-nephew, Max Timmons; sisters-in-law, Sara Kay Jones and Angela Haskell (Nat Haskell).  She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Eunice Cogburn Wingate and Claude King Wingate; her sister, Claudia Timmons (Mac Timmons) and nephew, Edward Timmons.  

She graduated from Dreher High School in 1954, received a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina in 1958 and a Master’s degree in 1985.  

She taught school for many years in SC, GA and FL, most recently at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Shandon Presbyterian kindergarten.  Ann was a great cook and loved to try new recipes.  She was a wonderful seamstress and talented decorator who made beautiful curtains and drapes.  Her hobbies included mystery jigsaw puzzles and reading good books.  Nobody loved a bargain better than Ann.  She had a passion for Saturday garage sales with her lifetime best friend, Ann Thomas Gilmore.   

Funeral services will be held at Brookland United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 3:00 PM.  The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 PM in the fellowship hall.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brookland United Methodist Church, 541 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC  29169.

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Saturday
7
March

Visitation

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Brookland United Methodist Church
541 Meeting Street, Fellowship Hall
West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Saturday
7
March

Funeral Services

3:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Brookland United Methodist Church
541 Meeting Street
West Columbia, South Carolina, United States