LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sylvia Joan Hacker Livingston, of Sumter, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at age 83, following a long illness.

Born on May 29, 1938, in Combs, Kentucky, she later grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. A loving Christian woman, her big heart and independent spirit made a deep impression upon everyone she met.

She was predeceased by brothers, Jan Hacker of West Virginia and Ronald Hacker of Kentucky.

She is survived by daughters, Stephanie Wiseman (Mark) and Kimberly Livingston of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Jackie Hacker of Kentucky; and her beloved friend, Marie Monroe of Sumter.

The family would like to thank the office of Usah Lilavivat, M.D., and all her extended family of friends and neighbors in Sumter.

A graveside service and burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky.

No visitation is planned.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cure Alzheimer's Fund (

Funeral arrangements will be handled by Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY 40513.