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Lena Mae Lowery Hickerson
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1926
Holmes County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr., 2012, USA

Lena Mae Hickerson, Was born in Durant, Mississippi on March 29, 1926 to union of Olgia and Essie D. Lowery. She was the oldest of four children. She received her education from Rolling Wall Schools in Durant, Mississippi. She received Christ as her Personal Savior in July of 1939 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. In July 1945 she moved to Chicago and worked at Coqui Press. On January 13, 1951 she married Fred Hickerson, Sr. To this union four children were born: Brenda, Fred, Denise, and Donna. They moved to Gary in 1955. She joined Tarrytown M.B. Church in 1963 where she serviced faithfully as a member on the following boards: Mother, Missionary, and Usher. She worked for Continental Can for Twenty-three years until her retirement. Lena is preceded in death by both of her parents, all of her siblings, and her two sons Freeman Hickerson, and Fred Hickerson, Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters: Brenda Mitchell, Denise Hickerson, Donna (Darren) Hickerson-Hayes, daughter-in-law Phyllis Hickerson, wife of the late (Fred Hickerson Jr.), nine grandchildren Marlon Neal, Alonzo (fiance Jamara Hal) Hickerson, Antwand (Kristin) Hickerson, A'Rhonda Hickerson, Sonji Mitchell, Sharocka Whitehead, Demontrae' (fiance' Chaniece) Hickerson, Brittney Mitchell, Mariah Schmidt, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, the Tarrytown M.B. Church, the Robinson family, and a host of extended friends and family. Visitation will be on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Tarrytown Missionary Baptist Church, 601 Ralston Street, Gary, IN with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Willie Joyner, officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Park in Hobart, IN. Lena will be deeply missed by her loving family and dear friends. God Grant Her Eternal Rest.
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  Fred Hickerson (1951 - 2011)*
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Evergreen Memorial Park
Lake County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Apr 13, 2012
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Lena Mae <i>Lowery</i> Hickerson
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Lena Mae <i>Lowery</i> Hickerson
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 Added: Apr. 13, 2012

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