Funeral services for Gerry Hickman, 69, of Farmersville, who died Wednesday at North Texas Medical Center were held at 3 p.m. today in the Fielder-Baker Chapel with Rev. Jim Wicker officiating.
Interment was in IOOFCemetery with Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville in charge.
Se was born Jan. 10, 1916 in Bonham, the daughter of W. T. and Cora Allmond, and married E. D. (Toby) Hickman, July 21, 1940 in Dallas.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Farmersville.
Survivors include her husband, Toby of Farmersville.
Pallbearers were Harvard Rowan, Edgar Johnson, Joe Peters, Larry Wisdom, Allen Wisdom and Wayne Johnson.
MRS. RUBY HICKMAN PASSES AWAY AT HOME OF PARENTS
Plano Star-Courier, March 12, 1942
Miss [sic] Ruby Esther Hickman, nee Miss Ruby George, aged 33 years, 7 months and 14 days passed away Monday morning, at 12:45 at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. George in Plano following an illness of several months.
She was the wife of Marvin R. Hickman of Ingleside, Texas, where she formerly taught in the High School.
Deceased was born and reared in Plano. She was a member of the Christian Church, and also the Order of the Eastern Star.
Besides her husband, she is survived by 3 brothers, Mack, Tom and Joe George.
Funeral services were held at the home of her parents on Tuesday morning at 10:30 o’clock conducted by Reverend D. W. Nicholas, her pastor, assisted by Reverend D. H. Robinson, pastor of the Methodist Church.
The beautiful floral offering evinced the love and esteem in which she was held by her friends and acquaintances.
Interment followed in the Plano Mutual Cemetery, the Harrington Funeral Home in charge.
Pallbearers were Millard Rice, Charles Dooley, Lester Floyd, James Hays, Charles H. Aldridge and O. F. Wilson.
She was married to Mr. Marvin Hickman June 24, 1941. The ceremony was solemnized in the home of her parents in Plano. She was in ill health at the close of her school last year when she returned to Plano. Previous to their marriage Mr. Hickman had erected a new home in Ingleside and they had furnished the same completely with the hope of occupying same immediately following their marriage. However her condition grew worse and was never permitted to see the new home following their marriage. Mr. Hickman, who holds a responsible position with a large oil concern in Ingleside, visited his wife in Plano a number of times during her illness.
Mrs. Hickman was graduated from Plano High School in 1924. She attended North Texas State Teachers College in Denton and was graduated from Texas University at Austin. She had taught in Plano High School, Anna High School in Collin County, at Richardson, LeGrange, Thornton and Ingleside.