Wilma Hickman, 90, of Tecumseh, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020.
She was born March 16, 1930, to Ben and Falba (Stevens) Jacobs in Shawnee.
Wilma was raised in Shawnee and graduated from Shawnee High School.
She married Jack Hickman on May 4, 1948, in Haskell, Texas, and they were married for 70 years. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2019.
Wilma was retired realtor and a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ for many years. Wilma along with her husband Jack were very involved with the World Bibles for Christ for over 35 years.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, Jack Hickman; grandson, Jacob Hickman; great-grandson, Samuel Christenson; her parents, Ben and Falba Jacobs; and nine siblings.
Those left to cherish her memory are two sons and two daughters-in-law, Cecil and Brenda Hickman of Shawnee, and Tracy and Liz Hartzler of Redwood City, California; one grandson, Eric and Mindy Hickman of Tecumseh; two granddaughters, Kimberlee Hartzler-Weakley and husband Jason Weakley and Katie and Jack Christenson; great-grandchildren, Dax Hickman, Jackson Weakley, Addison Weakley, Gunnar Christenson, Annika Christenson, Anders Christenson, Alionna Hooper, Joseph Hooper and Josh Hooper; and many loving friends and extended family.
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and Staff for all their loving care and support and a special thank you to Roberta Richards for her unwavering love and care for Wilma.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22, and continue through service time.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tecumseh Highland Church of Christ with Travis Pettyjohn officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Shawnee under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
The family has designated that donations be made to In Search of the Lord’s Way, P.O. Box 371, Edmond, OK 73083 as appropriate for memorials in lieu of flowers.
To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.
Posted online on December 21, 2020