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Zuleita Burn Oswald Mikell
  • July 18, 1921 - November 30, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • James Island Presbyterian Church
    1632 Fort Johnson Rd
    James Island, SC 29412
  • Charleston Presbyterian Church
    1405 Miles Dr
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“We were so very sorry to learn of Dicki's passing. May all the wonderful memories comfort you and may it be reassuring there's one more Angel looking...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Billy Oltmann - James Island, SK

2 of 7 | Posted by: Frank Skinner - Wilmington, NC

“mama was my hero we laughed and had wonderful memories together she always told me leanne if love could keep me alive I would live forever I thank...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Zuleita Tyson - Summerville, SC

“mama always told me leanne if love could keep me alive then I would live forever she was a big part of my life and I will miss her deeply I thank her...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: zuleita tyson - Summerville, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss of such a beautiful soul. Sending prayers to the family. Love Beverly and Jack Tankersley ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Beverly Tankersley - Mt Pleasant, SC

“So sorry to hear this news, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all..Love, Samantha and Kelly Wise ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Samantha Wise - Charleston, SC

“My heart is so sad for you all. Prayers for your peace. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Shirley Rodgers - Smyrna, GA

Zuleita 'Dicki' Burn Oswald Mikell, 98, of Charleston, South Carolina, who was first married to the late George Seabrook Oswald and later to the late Hinson Lebby Mikell, entered into eternal rest Saturday, November 30, 2019. Her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in James Island Presbyterian Church, 1632 Fort Johnson Road at 11:00 a.m. Interment, James Island Presbyterian Churchyard. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in James Island Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Dicki was born July 18, 1921 in Brunswick, Georgia, daughter of the late Captain Marion Leroy Burn and Alberta Ellis Burn. Prior to her retirement she was an Office Manager with the Charleston County Building Inspections.

She was a founding member of the James Island Dance Club and a life long member of James Island Presbyterian Church. Dicki was very artistic and enjoyed spending time painting, playing the piano and crafting. She was a wonderful cook. She loved fishing and riding her golf cart around her property. Dicki enjoyed visiting garage sales and looking for treasures. She was always happy and always had time and a smile for everyone.

She is survived by her daughter Leita Shroyer (Phillip); two sons, W. Lindsay Oswald (Vanessa) and George Seabrook Oswald Jr. all of Charleston; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother Marion 'Mickey' Leroy Burn Jr.

Four of her grandsons will serve as pallbearers at her service, Randolph C. Harrison III, George S. Oswald III, Drayton M. Oswald and E. Seabrook Oswald.

Upcoming Funeral Services

James Island Presbyterian Churchyard

Charleston, SC 29412