July 28, 1933 - April 19, 2017
Geneva Mae “Nene” Hickman, 83, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 28, 1933 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, the daughter of Ray and Emma (Chandler) Wheeler.
Geneva retired after more than 40 years from Mercy Medical Center as a transcriptionist. Geneva attended Springfield Enterprise Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, bowling, and going to BINGO in her free time.
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Ann Van Hoose; her brothers, Ronald & Donald Wheeler; her sister-in-law, Janet Wheeler; and several nieces and nephews.
Geneva is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Homer V. Hickman; her brothers, Kenneth & Robert Wheeler; and her sister, Melba Jo Wheeler.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 24, 2017 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Garry Grim officiating. The family will receive friends for 1 hour prior to the service from 12-1 PM. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
A special “Thank You!” to Geneva’s wonderful caregivers, Dan & Connie DeWine, Rhonda Wood, Brenda Helton, and her dear neighbor, Jo Ann Wood.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.