Wilson Hickenbottom

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 4, 2009

MONROE COMMUNITY — Funeral services for Wilson “Hicks” Hickenbottom, 79, of Bude, who died Dec. 31, 2008 at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Meadville, will be at 2 p.m. today at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Burial will follow at the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. today at the church until time of services.

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Mr. Hickenbottom was born Sept. 3, 1929 in Franklin County, the son of Wilson Hickenbottom Sr. and Anna Whitney Hickenbottom. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Margie Cameron and Mary Johnson and two brothers, Willie Fleming and Bates Fleming.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Bertha Mae Hickenbottom; eight daughters; four sons; one sister and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.