Ethel Hickman

Ethel May Hickman, 95, of Rushville, died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2000, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan. 18, 1905, in Camden Township, a daughter of Martin Edward and S. Elizabeth Kelly Yates. She married Henry Wayne Hickman on Jan. 18, 1929, in Rushville. He died Nov. 5, 1976.

She was also preceded in death by two infant sons, Ralph and Blaine; two infant daughters, Nedra and Deloris; two great-grandsons, Tony and Brady; and 15 brothers and sisters.

Surviving are one son, Leslie of Rushville, with whom she made her home; two daughters, Wanda Brown of Astoria and Mildred Trimmer of Vermont; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandson; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother, Leslie Yates of Mount Sterling.

She was a homemaker.

Baptized at Houston Methodist Church in Schuyler County, she attended Rushville Assembly of God Church.

Services were held Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Cooper officiating. Burial was in Palm Cemetery, west of Rushville.

Memorials may be made to Cass-Schuyler In-Home Health Care program or First Southern Baptist Church in Rushville.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/19/2000

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