April 19, 1923 – May 28, 2012
Margaret Virginia Bull Hickman passed way on May 28, 2012 in Copperas Cove, Texas at the age of 89. She was born on April 19, 1923 to James R. and Hilda Bull in Hurst, West Virginia. She grew up in Sistersville, West Virginia where she would meet the love of her life, Robert E. Hickman. World War II separated her from her childhood sweetheart but in 1981 they were reunited and married on November 12, 1981. In January of 1946 Margaret completed the diploma program at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and earned her RN. In August of 1956 she received her Certificate of Hospital Administration from Georgia State College of Business Administration in Atlanta Georgia. She spent her life taking care of others. She was member of Marietta Chapter 59 of the Order of Eastern Star, Marietta, Ohio and enjoyed gardening, fishing and sewing. She is survived by her husband, Robert E Hickman, and six step-children – Sylvia Armstrong Zaunbrecher of Crowley, LA, Scott L. Hickman of Santa Fe, NM, Robert E.L. Hickman (Avie) of Globe, AZ, Tamara (Tami) Hickman Martin (Bob) of Copperas Cove, TX, Patricia Hickman Casillas (Mark) of Globe, AZ, and Mischelle Hickman Jeffreys (Brant) of Wittmann, AZ along with 14 step-grandchildren and 17 step-great grandchildren.
She was proceed in death by her parents, a sister Patricia Bull Porter, a brother Volney R (Bill) Bull and a step-son Gregory L Hickman.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, TX with CH (Col Retired) Robert H. Hutcherson officiating.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
August 7, 2012
Condolences from the Christ Nursing Alumni Association
Margaret's classmates at The Christ Hospital School of Nursing will be notified of her death in the alumni newsletter. Thanks to R. E. Hickman for letting us know.
June 4, 2012
Carroll and I will miss Marg so much. We loved her dearly and knew she loved us. She will never be forgotten.