Evelyn Mears Hickman

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Mrs. Evelyn Mears Hickman, 87, of Parksley, wife of the late Mervin Hickman Jr., passed away on March 14, 2022, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley.

Born on May 11, 1934, in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Edward R. Mears and the late Essie Barnes Mears. A graduate of Parksley High School, Evelyn owned Stitchin Time, a fabric store in Parksley. She was an avid sewer and enjoyed cross-stitching, crafts, adult coloring, and especially reading. In later years, she loved to participate in bingo.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Vicki McCready, of Bloxom, and Richard “Tommy” Hickman, of Hallwood; a grandson, Jason T. Hickman, of Hallwood; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Friday, March 18, at 2 p.m., from the Parksley Cemetery, with the Rev. John Cullop officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center, Activities Department, 26181 Parksley Road, Parksley, VA 23421.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

To sign the guest book online, visit www.thorntonfuneralhome.net
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