ELIZABETH POOL HICKMAN
Elizabeth (Liz) Pool Hickman (Ma Ma) devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and trusted friend, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 29, 2006 surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born April 15, 1921 in Longview, Texas and married Royce H. (Jack) Hickman in 1940. After moving with her family all over the country (29 times in 29 years) because of her husband’s work as a construction engineer, she and Jack moved to Mobile, Alabama in 1969 where she continued to live until returning to College Station in 2005. She was active in community and church activities and was a long time member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Mobile.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hickman, parents Jesse Lee Pool and Blanche Pool Knight and grandson-in-law James Barrett.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Royce H. Hickman, Jr. and his wife Mary of College Station and Garland L. Hickman and his wife Janet of Mandeville, Louisiana, six grandchildren, Carol Barrett and her fiancé Mike Ashfield, Trey Hickman and his wife Stormy all of College Station and Natalie Hickman, Sara Hickman, Brooks Hickman and Mary Cathrine Hickman all of Mandeville, Louisiana, six great grandchildren Jacklyn (Jackie) Barrett, Nathan Barrett, Jodi Barrett, Tiffany Barrett, Tucker Hickman and Keaton Hickman all of College Station and numerous relatives and dear friends.
Pallbearers will be Trey Hickman, Nathan Barrett, Brooks Hickman, Charles Whatton, Mike Ashfield and Luke Gautier.
After a family graveside service at College Station Cemetery a memorial service will be held at 1:00pm at Christ United Methodist Church, 4201 State Hwy 6, South. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elizabeth’s name to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2921 Airport Blvd., Mobile, Alabama 36606.
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