MYRTLE BEACH—Rachel Hicock Stillings, 99, died Dec. 16 surrounded by her daughter and loving care givers.

Born in Southbury, Connecticut, she was a daughter of the late Ely and Evelyn Hicock.

Mrs. Stillings, a homemaker, golfed at Indian Wells Golf course until she was 92 years old.

The last few years of her life she was passionate about making Quilts of Valor for the troops.

She was preceded in death by husband Hugh Stillings and son Harvey Edward Stillings.

Survivors include son Robert Leman Stillings Sr. of Midland, Michigan; daughter Nancy Ellen Stillings O’Connell of Murrells Inlet; sisters Jane Stone of Niceville, Florida, Althea MacGahie of Southbury, Connecticut, and Julia Steinis of Oxford, Connecticut; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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