JONESVILLE — Mrs. Maudine Wilder “Dean” Hickman, 81, wife of Lonnie C. Hickman, 1084 Cedar Grove Road, Jonesville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care.
Mrs. Hickman was born in Lawrenceville, GA Oct. 30, 1931, a daughter of the late Charles Sanford Wilder Sr., and Gertrude Montgomery Wilder.
She had attended North Georgia College and retired as Office Manager of Cardio-Pulmonary Associates. Mrs. Hickman had also previously worked for other medical offices in Spartanburg. She was a member of Bogansville United Methodist Church where she was a member of United Methodist Women; a member of the DAR Fairforest Chapter, the UDC Hames Chapter and was an avid reader. Mrs Hickman was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs.Hickman was predeceased by her eldest son, Richard Lonnie Hickman.
Surviving in addition to her husband Lonnie are three daughters, Janice Hickman Helms and husband David of Swansea, S.C., Barbara H. Evans of Leesville and Rebecca Hickman McCraw and husband Henry Robert McCraw Sr. of Gaffney; a son, Thomas Carlyle Hickman and wife Deirdre of Hollis, New Hampshire; a sister, Erma Wilder Johnson; a brother, Charles Sanford Wilder Jr. and wife Shirley, all of Lawrenceville, GA; eight grandchildren, Wilder Hickman, Langdon Hickman, Deana Black, Hillary Webber, Sara Hilley, Jessica Baker, John Davis and Jennifer Summey; seven step-grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Don Alexander. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be John Davis, Nathen Hilley, Jeremy Black, Wayne Black, Gary Blackmon and Henry McGraw. Members of the UDC and DAR are asked to sit in a group.
Visitation will be held 1:45-3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Bogansville United Methodist Church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church, 4052 Buffalo-West Springs Highway, Jonesville, S.C. 29353.
The family is at the home, 1084 Cedar Grove Road, Jonesville.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home