Jeanette Ilene (Crowder) Hickman


Jeanette Ilene (Crowder) Hickman, 104, Kokomo, passed away on Aug. 14, 2019, at Aperion Care in Kokomo. Mrs. Hickman was born on Aug. 4, 1915, in Springfield, Illinois, to Charles and Jessie (Wiley) Crowder.
In 1918, the family moved to Delphi, Indiana, and Mrs. Hickman moved to Kokomo in 1942 to work for Haynes-Stellite as a part of the defense industry. She was the wife of George W. Hickman and had been a member of the Trinity Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hickman is survived by her nieces, Nancy (husband Larry) Hill, of Kokomo, and Pam (husband Bob) Fortson, of Kokomo; stepsons: Michael and Gary Hickman; great-niece and great-nephew, Kelly (husband Chad) Ackerman and Kyle (wife Monique) Fortson; niece and beautician, Jackie Branch.
Mrs. Hickman was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and siblings, Florence Katherine Crowder, Wilbur Clay Crowder, Charles Rosevelt Crowder, Thomas William Crowder, PerryPaul Crowder, Mary Ether Crowder, Dorothy Violet Crowder, Luella Mae Crowder and Marjorie Noreen Crowder.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hickman will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, 2097 W. Alto Road. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home. Memories of Jeanette may be shared with the family at
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Ronda Gadson
Aug 16, 2019
I worked at Aperion and she loved Bingo. I loved being her. Condolences to the family