L. M. Hickman
Funeral service will be held Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 21, for L. M. Hickman, aged 71 years, well known former resident of Greene County, who died at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at his home, 162 North avenue, Washington, Pa., following a four weeks' illness from heart disease. The services will be held at the Hickman home at 1 o'clock. The services will be in charge of the Rev. C. J. Thompson, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Washington, assisted by the Rev. C. C. Fisher, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Waynesburg. Following these services the body will be brought to Waynesburg and may be viewed by friends at the First Methodist Episcopal Church, North Richhill street, from 3 to 4 o'clock. Interment will be in Green Mount Cemetery, WAynesburg.
A son of the late Gillman and Phoebe Clovis Hickman, he was born December 5, 1864, in Whiteley Township, Greene County, and spent all but the last 10 years of his life in Greene County. For many years he followed the blacksmith and carriage building trade at Kirby ad later at Oak Forest. Since his removal to Washington 10 years ago he had followed the carpenter trade. Mr. Hickman was a staunch Democrat politically, and was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Washington.
He was the last of a family of eight children. Besides his wife, Cora Fordyce Hickman, he leaves the following children: Clarence Hickman and Mrs. Glenn J. Brewer, of Waynesburg; Frank Hickman, Mrs. Harold Call and Paul Hickman, of Washington. Two children are deceased, a daughter Nellie, having died in infancy, and a son, Floyd, having been killed while serving with Company K, 110th Infantry, in France during the World War. Ten grandchildren also survive.
Democrat Messenger, January 20, 1936 (Greene County, PA)
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