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Obituary: Jimmie H. Hickman

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Jimmie H. Hickman, 85, of Franklin and formerly of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 in Franklin.

Mr. Hickman was born in Bedford County, Tennessee and was a son of the late Jimmie D. and Edna Mae Jones Hickman. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1954. Jimmie was a member of the Free & Accepted Masons Hiram Lodge#7 in Franklin, a Shriner with the Al Menah Temple and a member of the Scottish Rites.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Whitehead Hickman, in 2013, and two sisters Janice Hickman Walls and Katie Hickman Hargrove.

He dearly loved his family, by whom he was affectionately known as “Jim Jim.” He loved rabbit hunting, dove hunting, fishing, gardening and was an avid fan of the UT Vols.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Rennae Hickman (Danny) Chapman, of Franklin; three grandchildren Seth (Kelly) Chapman of Franklin, Cameron Chapman of Elizabethton, Tennessee, and Lori Lynn Chapman of Brooklyn, New York; five great-grandchildren Grace, Charlotte, Norah, Caroline and Luke Chapman; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 from 4-8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home with Masonic Rites being conducted at 6 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Danny Hargrove and Phil Sharp officiating. Interment will follow in the Reed-Walker Cemetery near Chapel Hill, Tennessee.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chapel Hill, TN in charge of arrangements, 931-364-2233, www.lawrencefuneral.net.

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