Thu Aug 18, 2022

Evelyn (Mona) McColskey Sanders

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Ms. Evelyn (Mona) McColskey Sanders, 75, departed earth Tuesday, June 21, 2022, to tend her garden in heaven. Evelyn grew up in the Macedonia Community of Evergreen, the daughter of the late James McColskey and Grace Britt McColskey. Evelyn was proudly one of six sisters, the “McColskey girls.”
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents James and Grace McColskey; and one sister, Juanita M. Strickland of Evergreen.
As an adult, Evelyn resided in Lexington, S.C., where her garden drew the admiration of friends, family, and neighbors. Evelyn had the hands of a master gardener but also those of a fine seamstress, a gift showered on those she loved.
A graveside memorial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 100 Macedonia Church Rd., in her hometown of Evergreen.
Evelyn is survived by her two daughters, Monica O’Cain and her husband, Laird O’Cain and Kimberly Christ and her husband Robert Christ; four sisters, Elaine Tyler of Columbia, S.C., Mary Lou Brown of Concord, Gladys Osborne of Florence, S.C. and Rose Krantz of Lexington, S.C.; and her grandchildren, Lawton Sanders O’Cain, Susannah Christ and Caroline Christ.

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