NEWBERRY — Virginia C. Bickford, 91, of Newberry, passed away on Oct. 23, 2012.
Born on April 14, 1921, in Lincolnville, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Frances Collemer Clayter and William Clayter. She married Norman Bickford of Boston and lived in Maine and then Florida. She moved to Newberry in 1995.
She is survived by three children, Norman Bickford, Jr. (Barbara) of Avon Park, Fla., Dr. Nancy Bickford-Jordan (Troy) of Newberry, and William Bickford (Tommie Jo) Olatha, Kan.; and four grandchildren; Paul Bickford of Olathe, Kan., Joan Bickford of Avon Park, Fla., Susan Bickford of Tallahassee, Fla. and Karen Bickford, of Ft. Myers, Fla..
On Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at 4 p.m., a memorial service will be held at Clayton Memorial Unitarian/Universalist Church, 344 Clayton Memorial Church Road, Newberry, just off Highway 219.
The family is at 904 Glenn St. Extension, Newberry, where they will receive friends following the service on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Humane Society of Newberry, PO Box 485, Newberry, SC 29108.
Harley Funeral Home and Crematory, Greenwood, (www.harleyfuneralhome.com) is in charge of arrangements.