|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2013|
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OBITUARY. Ref. Mercer Funeral Home, Holton, Kansas, 19 August 2013.
Adeline LeVeta Hickman, 89, of Oskaloosa, formerly of Topeka and Soldier, KS, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at a Topeka hospital. She was born September 29, 1923 in Havensville, KS, the daughter of Lenneaus McKinley and Verta A. (McDaniel) Bottom. Adeline had lived in Soldier, KS from 1940 to 1955 and in Topeka before moving to Oskaloosa in 2008.
Adeline attended Soldier High School and graduated from Clark's School of Business in Topeka. She began working for the Social Security office in Topeka for a short time. She then became Administrative Supervisor for USDA also in Topeka, working with the Animal Health Division in the State of Kansas, using the state and federal veterinarians to eradicate brucellosis in cattle.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Topeka. She was a member of Hackers Creek Pioneers Decedents in Buckhannon, West Virginia and also worldwide noted genealogist of Hickman and Bottom families.
Adeline was married to Clifford Francis Hickman on March 29, 1940 in Oskaloosa, KS. He preceded her in death on September 18, 1995. She is survived by her sons; Gary Lain Hickman (Loraine) of Ft. Pierce, FL, Lenney Eugene Hickman (Arlena) of Acworth, GA and Michael "Kin" Hickman (LeAnna) of Oskaloosa, KS; 4 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Interment will be in the Bucks Grove Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. Memorials may be given to your local hospice c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.
Lenneaus McKinley Bottom (1896 - 1981)
Verta Alberta McDaniel Bottom (1902 - 1977)
Clifford Francis Hickman (1919 - 1995)
Bucks Grove Church Cemetery
Plot: Section B Lot No. 17
Created by: Truman Nicholas
Record added: May 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36940062
Rest in Peace Dear Addie. I will miss our email chats and your wonderful stories. I hope to meet you in Heaven one day.|
Added: Aug. 21, 2013
To a very special lady and genealogist. Will miss you very much.|
Added: Aug. 21, 2013