Jeff Dement Fickling

Jeff Dement Fickling

Birth
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Death 5 Jan 1946 (aged 59)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Plot Block: 9 Row: 6
Memorial ID 35261936 · View Source
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Jeff D. Fickling Passes Suddenly

Heart Attack At Hotel In New York Saturday Morning Proves Fatal

Jeff Dement Fickling of Huntsville, 59, died early yesterday morning at the Vanderbilt hotel in New York City, after a heart attack.

Funeral services, to be held in Huntsville, will be arranged tomorrow, probably to take place Tuesday.

Mr. Fickling is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Otey Fickling, who was at their home here when he died; two sisters, Mrs. J. Mack Thomas of Bristol, Va ., and Mrs. J. F. Faber of Abbeville, La.; three nephews, J. Mack Thomas, Jr., and Frank Fickling Thomas of Bristol, and T. W. Fickling of Baltimore, Md.; and two nieces, Mrs. A. T. Jones, and Miss Jane White Faber of Abbeville.

Born in Huntsville July 7, 1886, the son of the late Susie White and Frank Fickling. Mr. Fickling moved to New York in 1913 and founded the present firm of Fickling and Fickling, resident buyers. In 1940, he returned with his wife to Huntsville, where they established their home in the White family residence on Eustis street, Mr. Fickling maintaining his business in New York.

He spent the recent Christmas holidays her, leaving early New Year's day for New York. He was reported to have been apparently in good health Friday, the health seizure occurring at about midnight.

Arriving today and tomorrow for the funeral will be Mrs. Guy Laughon and Frank Otey, sister and brother of Mrs. Fickling, and Mrs. O. M. Johnson, all of Wytheville, Va.: Mr. and Mrs. A. R. King of Bristol; Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Faber of Abbeville, Mrs. J. Mack Thomas of Bristol, and Miss Laura Sweet of New York.

Originally published in The Huntsville Times on Sunday, January 6, 1946 Huntsville, Alabama Page: 1 Column: 3
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Fickling Funeral To Be Tomorrow

Funeral services for Jeff Dement Fickling who died early Saturday morning at a hotel in New York City, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow from the Fickling home on Eustis street.

The Rev. Randolph Claiborne will conduct the rites. Laughlin-Service will be in charge of arrangements with burial in Maple Hill cemetery.

Mr. Fickling's body arrived at 1:05 today on the train from New York.

Pallbearers will be A. W. White, Jr., James M. White, Lawson White, Jr. J. Mack Thomas, Jr., William G. Henson, W. W. Hicks, Milton Lanier, Jr., and Reese T. Amis.

Originally published in The Huntsville Times on Monday, January 7, 1946 Huntsville, Alabama Page: 1 Column: 6
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  • Maintained by: Gene Hill
  • Originally Created by: Bobbie Christian
  • Added: 28 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35261936
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeff Dement Fickling (7 Jul 1886–5 Jan 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 35261936, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Gene Hill (contributor 46927304) .