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Mabel Ann Hickman Bowers
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1917
Rosston
Harper County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 2008
Woodward
Woodward County
Oklahoma, USA

Daughter of Arthur & Minnie Hickman; sister of Arthur,Paul, May & David; wife of Charles Bowers; mother of Delores Jean, Judith Joan, Donavon Paul, Iva Lou, Betty Sue, Frances Charlene, Jackie Lee & Denise Lynette.

Mabel graduated from the Rosston High School in 1937 & that same year she & Charles Bowers were married in the Harper County Courthouse in Buffalo, OK - Merle Wolf & her husband, C.H. "Pud" Wolf, Charles' sister & brother-in-law, stood up with them as witnesses. Early on, Charles & Mabel lived on the Hickman homestead & later moved to their permanent home southwest of Gate, OK where they lived until they moved to Laverne, OK following the death of Charles' parents, Paul & Iva Bowers.

In 1967 Mabel began work in the cafeteria for the Laverne Public Schools where she worked for 27 years; at the age of 77 Mabel retired. Mabel was an outstanding wife & mother; her cooking & seamstress skills were legendary; she deeply loved & cared for her children & their families.

In her obituary, her children wrote "Mable left as her legacy her Faith in God & her trust in Him, her non-judgemental attitude, her overwhelming love for her family, her giving spirit, and her positive outlook on life. The children each felt loved & are grateful for the wonderful memories & examples from Mabel & Charles about how to live their lives & how to treat each other."

Mabel was a good person, someone to be emulated.

Services were held on Sunday, February 28th at 1:30 pm at the Laverne United Methodist Church; services were under the direction of the Myatt-Seeger Funeral Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur L. Hickman (1876 - 1952)
  Minnie Frances Vanarsdell Hickman (1878 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Donovan Bowers (1914 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sol Francis Hickman (1904 - 1983)*
  John Marion Hickman (1905 - 1953)*
  Harry L. Hickman (1908 - 1922)*
  Rebecca Hickman Nichols (1909 - 1985)*
  Arthur Leslie Hickman (1914 - 2002)*
  Twin Infants Hickman (1915 - 1915)*
  Mabel Ann Hickman Bowers (1917 - 2008)
  Herbert H Hickman (1919 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Rosston
Harper County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Jim Seeger-Newby
Record added: Feb 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24811548
Mabel Ann <i>Hickman</i> Bowers
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- shirley tauer
 Added: May. 24, 2008
Miss you like a sister, Love, Marge
- Marge Henderson
 Added: May. 11, 2008

- Jim & Linda
 Added: Feb. 22, 2008
 
 
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