Bobbie Sessoms Chick, 77, of Lumberton, formerly of Aiken, S.C., died
Jan. 16, 2009, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Frances DeSales Church, the
Rev. Robert YanKevitch officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook
She was preceded in death by two brothers, LeRoy "Billy"" Sessoms Jr.
and Sidney Ray Sessoms.
She was born in Lumberton on Sept. 1, 1931. She was the oldest of five
children of the late Maitland Johnson Sessoms and LeRoy Sessoms.
She attended Wake Forest University and was musically talented in
piano and saxophone, and she loved to sing. "Jesus Loves Me" was one
of her favorite songs. She was also an avid golfer.
She lived in Aiken, S.C., for 54 years before moving back to
Lumberton. She was a member St. Mary's Help of Christians Catholic
Church in Aiken, S.C., and was active in her church until her
declining health became a problem.
Surviving are her husband, Martin J. Chick, Sr., two children;
Catherine Chick and her husband, Stan Turner, both of Charleston,
S.C., and Martin J. Chick, Jr. and his wife, Stacy Chick, both of
Tallahassee, Fla.; two sisters, Betty S. Nicholson and Patricia
Musselwhite; four grandchildren, Joseph, Catherine, Sydney and James
The family will receive friends tonight at the home of Betty S.
Nicholson on Highland Avenue in Lumberton.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis DeSales Church, 2000
Elizabethtown Road, Lumberton, N.C. 28358.
Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home.