Bessie A. Hickman, 97, died Nov. 15, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Jon Privett of the Baker City Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Private interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Bessie was born on March 10, 1908, in McDonald County, Mo., to Franklin and Agnes Sims Lee. She attended school in Missouri and Kansas. She married Daniel Hickman on Dec. 21, 1927.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; four sisters; her husband, Daniel, who died on Feb. 15, 2002, after 74 years of marriage; and an infant son and daughter.
Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City, Herald, November 18, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor