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Betty Hickman

June 9, 1934 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 84)

Mrs. Betty Hickman, age 84, of Metropolis, IL, died on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Massac Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Hickman was a member of the Metropolis Church of Christ. Betty was a homemaker who loved to read and cook.

Betty is survived by her husband of 63 years, Clayton Hickman; one daughter, Terri Gentry of Flowery Branch, GA; two grandsons, Justin Gentry of Flowery Branch, GA and Jeffrey Gentry and wife Vivian of Vienna, IL; four great grandchildren, Jacob Gentry, Jenna Gentry, Sidney Charles, and Samantha Charles; five nephews; two nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Josie Irene (Nunley) Holley; four sisters, Novella Wetherington, Katherine Wiley, Louise Nunley and Betty’s twin sister, Bobbie Wetherington; son-in-law, Jackie Gentry.

Visitation will be held from 1 pm until 1:30 pm at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis on Monday, August 6th.

Memorials may be given in Betty’s name to the Metropolis Church of Christ 3003 US-45 Metropolis, IL 62960.

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Donations may be made to:

Metropolis Church of Christ
3003 US-45 Road, Metropolis IL 62960
Tel: 1-618-524-2066

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